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Strode College History, Heritage & Archaeology Degree Programme, the Richard III Society Somerset Branch & The Battlefields Trust present WARS OF THE ROSES Saturday 1 June 10:00AM
  • Runtime: 10am - 4.30pm
  • Tickets: Online, by telephone or in person from Strode Theatre Box Office £26 (£25 plus £1 booking fee); by post with cheque £27 (includes booking fee & return postage. Please make cheques payable to Strode College.)

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A one-day public conference in the historic abbey town of Glastonbury on this momentous and bloody period in English medieval history, when kings were killed and the new Tudor dynasty was formed.

Presented jointly by the History, Heritage and Archaeology Degree Programme at Strode College Somerset, the Richard III Society Somerset Branch and the Battlefields Trust.

Dr Gordon McKelvie* – The Wars of the Roses – an Overview
Dr Joanna Laynesmith – Queens and Court during the Wars of the Roses from Margaret of Anjou to Elizabeth of York
Professor Peter Fleming – The Wars of the Roses in the South West
Matthew Lewis – Loyalty Binds Me: Richard III – a real man living in tumultuous times
Michael Burgess – The War Bow in the 15th Century
Julian Humphrys – Battlefields of the Wars of the Roses

*PLEASE NOTE: The originally advertised speaker Professor Michael Hicks has had to cancel due to ill health.
Dr Gordon McKelvie is Lecturer in Late Medieval History at the University of Winchester. Author of numerous articles, his book Law, Politics and Society in Late Medieval England is to be published later this year.

VENUE: The Town Hall, Glastonbury, Somerset. BA6 9EL
The Town Hall has good disabled access and facilities, and a public car park is located next door (pay and display 9am to 6pm).
Please note: seating is unreserved.

The ticket price includes refreshments and buffet lunch.

For any enquiries about access, disabled seating or special dietary requirements please contact Helena Smith at Richard III Society Somerset Branch
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