Edexcel GCSE History: The reigns of King Richard I and King John, 1189–1216

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B2 The reigns of King Richard I and King John, 1189–1216

In this module, students will cover the following topics in line with the Edexcel specifications booklet. Detailed information for the module can be found on page 20-21.

Topics include:

Key topic 1: Life and government in England, 1189–1216

  • 1 The feudal system
  • 2 Kingship and succession
  • 3 Royal government and finances
  • 4 English society

Key topic 2: Involvements overseas, 1189–1204

  • 1 The nature of crusading
  • 2 Richard, the Crusader King
  • 3 Aftermath of the crusade
  • 4 Richard, John and the loss of Normandy

Key topic 3: King John’s downfall, 1205–16

  • 1 The dispute with the Papacy
  • 2 Worsening relations with the barons
  • 3 Magna Carta and the First Barons’ War
  • 4 The succession

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This module download also includes the following teaching resources:

  • Edexcel GCSE History Exam Booklets (zip)
  • Module 1 Feudal System And Duties (pptx)
  • Module 1 Feudal System And The Church (pptx)
  • Module 1 Medieval Church (pdf)
  • Module 1 Medieval Church (pptx)
  • Module 1 Medieval Church (doc)
  • Module 1 Medieval Church Information (pdf)
  • Module 1 Medieval Religion (pdf)
  • Module 1 Medieval Religion (doc)
  • Module 1 The Feudal System (mp4)
  • Module 1 The Feudal System Diagram (pdf)
  • Module 1 The Feudal System Diagram (doc)
  • Module 1 The Medieval University (mp4)
  • Module 10 Tales Of Magna Carta Chapter Two- King John Vs (mp4)
  • Module 11 Horrible Histories Epic Magna Carta Rap Battle Cbbc (mp4)
  • Module 11 Magna Carta (pptx)
  • Module 11 Magna Carta A3 Sheet (docx)
  • Module 11 Magna Carta A3 Sheet (pdf)
  • Module 11 Magna Carta And The Emergence Of Parliament (mp4)
  • Module 11 Magna Carta Problems Venn Diagram (pptx)
  • Module 11 Magna Carta Problems Venn Diagram (pdf)
  • Module 11 The Story Of Magna Carta (mp4)
  • Module 12 The Outbreak Of War (pdf)
  • Module 12 The Outbreak Of War (docx)
  • Module 12 Thomas Asbridge On The Greatest Knight (mp4)
  • Module 13 The Succession Problem (pdf)
  • Module 13 The Succession Problem (docx)
  • Module 13 Treaty Of Lambeth (mp4)
  • Module 2 -Prince John (mp4)
  • Module 2 King John Lackland 1167-1216 (mp4)
  • Module 2 King John Lackland 1167-12161 (mp4)
  • Module 2 King John Source Interpretations Sheet (pdf)
  • Module 2 King John Source Interpretations Sheet (doc)
  • Module 2 King John Table (pptx)
  • Module 2 King John Table (pdf)
  • Module 2 King Richard (pptx)
  • Module 2 King Richard I The Lionheart 1157-1199 (mp4)
  • Module 2 King Richard I The Lionheart 1157-11991 (mp4)
  • Module 2 Losses Under King John (pptx)
  • Module 2 Prince Arthur S Murder (pdf)
  • Module 2 Prince Arthur S Murder (docx)
  • Module 2 Raising Taxes Under Richard And John (docx)
  • Module 2 Raising Taxes Under Richard And John (pdf)
  • Module 2 Richard I Chart (docx)
  • Module 2 Richard I Chart (pdf)
  • Module 2 Richard Lionheart (docx)
  • Module 2 Richard Lionheart (pdf)
  • Module 3 Norman Government (pptx)
  • Module 3 Raising Taxes (pptx)
  • Module 4 Horrible Histories A Businessman Uses A Medieval Toilet (mp4)
  • Module 4 Horrible Histories Coronation Of King John King John S X-Treme Survival (mp4)
  • Module 4 Horrible Histories King John S Real Plantagenet Hustle (mp4)
  • Module 4 Medieval Antisemitism Secondary History Hunting For History (mp4)
  • Module 4 Medieval Jobs (docx)
  • Module 4 Medieval Jobs (pdf)
  • Module 4 Medieval Life (pptx)
  • Module 4 Medieval Life (pdf)
  • Module 4 Medieval Towns (pptx)
  • Module 4 Medieval Towns Image (pdf)
  • Module 4 Medieval Village Assessment Research (pdf)
  • Module 4 Medieval Village Assessment Research (doc)
  • Module 4 Persecution Of The Jews (pptx)
  • Module 4 Statute Of Merchant Stick In (pdf)
  • Module 4 Statute Of Merchant Stick In (docx)
  • Module 4 The Importance Of The Wool Trade In Medieval Times (pdf)
  • Module 4 The Importance Of The Wool Trade In Medieval Times (docx)
  • Module 4 The Jews Of York 1190 By Barry Levinson Facts For Yom Kippur Tisha B Av Copy (mp4)
  • Module 4 The Worst Jobs In History (mp4)
  • Module 4 Villeins (doc)
  • Module 4 Villeins (pdf)
  • Module 4- Medieval Towns (doc)
  • Module 4- Medieval Towns (docx)
  • Module 4- Medieval Towns (pdf)
  • Module 5 The Crusades Pilgrimage Or Holy War-- Crash Course World History 15 (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 18th May 1291- Siege Of Acre Signals Ends Of Crusader Influence (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 Battle Of Arsuf 1191 (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 Holy Warriors Clip- Richard The Lionheart And Saladin (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 Horrible Histories Bob Hale S Crusades Report (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 Saladin And His Effects On Crusaders (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 The Crusades Pilgrimage Or Holy War-- Crash Course World History 15 (mp4)
  • Module 5-7 The Third Crusade (pdf)
  • Module 5-7 The Third Crusade (docx)
  • Module 5-7 The Third Crusade- A Concise Overview For Students (mp4)
  • Module 5-7- Horrible Histories Saladin Explains His Plan During The Crusades (mp4)
  • Module 6 Horrible Histories Bob Hale S Crusades Report (mp4)
  • Module 6 Horrible Histories Saladin Explains His Plan During The Crusades (mp4)
  • Module 7 (mp4)
  • Module 7 2 (mp4)
  • Module 8 Chateau Guillard (pptx)
  • Module 9 How Did John Annoy The Barons Mind Map (pdf)
  • Module 9 How Did John Annoy The Barons Mind Map (docx)
  • Module 9 John S Dispute With The Papacy (pptx)
  • Module 9 Tales Of Magna Carta Chapter One- The Road To Magna Carta (mp4)
  • Module 9 Timeline Of King John And The Pope (pdf)
  • Module 9 Timeline Of King John And The Pope (docx)