Talks up north

Tomorrow, 31 March, I’m speaking at the University of Lancaster as the annual public lecturer for the Society of Renaissance Studies, and on 1 April, I’m speaking at Merchant Taylors’ School for Boys. The Society of Renaissance Studies are kindly putting me up in Lancaster overnight. I’m looking forward to…

Henry’s big year

Article reproduced from Reform Magazine, December 2009 Five hundred years after his accession to the throne, Suzannah Lipscomb looks at a critical year in the life of Henry VIII. The English Reformation, she argues, wasn’t all about Anne Boleyn. Everyone knows that England broke away from the Roman Catholic Church…
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