Medieval Heraldry course

Medieval Heraldry




Medieval Heraldry Diploma Course

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Medieval Heraldry with our comprehensive online course. Delve into the fascinating world of coats of arms, crests, and medieval symbols that defined an era of chivalry and honour. This Medieval Heraldry course is designed for enthusiasts, historians, and anyone keen to explore the intricate art and history of heraldic emblems.

Throughout the Medieval Heraldry course, you will uncover the evolution of heraldry from its origins in the 11th century to its peak in the late medieval period. Discover the significance of lineage, heraldry, and the medieval historian from 1050 to 1250, and how heraldry intertwined with knighthood and social structures during the Edwardian era.

A key highlight of this Medieval Heraldry online course is the exploration of Edward III and the Leopard, a symbol of kingship that epitomised heraldic power and propaganda in medieval England. You will also delve into the realm of fashion, status, and sumptuary laws, gaining insights into how heraldry was used to display wealth and rank.

The course further delves into the intricate details of relics and patronage, exploring founders’ legacies in Oxford and Cambridge. You will explore the choices made in commemoration through secular effigies in the Middle Ages, as well as the role of brasses in secular display in medieval England.

As you progress, you will uncover the significance of the Order of the Bath, its role in chivalry, and its influence on knighthood in the later Middle Ages. The course will also shed light on the intersection of merchants, pageantry, and the chivalric ideal in medieval London, providing a holistic view of the era’s social, cultural, and political dynamics.

Assessment in each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination, allowing you to recap the major aspects covered and ensure a thorough understanding of the material. Results are promptly available, enabling you to review any mistakes and revisit topics as needed. A satisfactory result grants you access to the next chapter, ensuring a structured and progressive learning experience.

Upon completing the Medieval Heraldry course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript, which can be downloaded from your student account free of charge. These credentials attest to your newfound knowledge and expertise in medieval heraldry, serving as a testament to your dedication to historical learning.

Embark on a journey through time and uncover the hidden meanings behind medieval symbols and emblems. Enrol in our Medieval Heraldry online course today and unravel the secrets of this captivating era.

What you will learn

1:Lineage, Heraldry, and the Medieval Historian (1050-1250)
2:Heraldry, Knighthood, and Edwardian Social Structures
3:Edward III and the Leopard: Symbol of Kingship
4:Heraldic Power and Propaganda in Medieval England
5:Fashion, Status, and Sumptuary Laws in Medieval England
6:Relics and Patronage: Founders’ Legacies in Oxford and Cambridge
7:Choice and Commemoration: Secular Effigies in the Middle Ages
8:Brasses and the Bold: Secular Display in Medieval England
9:The Order of the Bath: Chivalry and Knighthood in the Later Middle Ages
10:Merchants, Pageantry, and the Chivalric Ideal in Medieval London

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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