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Sorcery, bastardy and the English royal family: ‘Alternative facts’ in fifteenth-century England

August 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

Professor Chris Given-Wilson will look at allegations of a type rarely made before in England, aimed at individuals at the highest level of society: principally, the royal family. Despite often thin evidence, accusations could be remarkably successful at disgracing political opponents or usurping the throne.

Venue

The National Archives
Ruskin Avenue
Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU United Kingdom
Phone:
020 8876 3444
Website:
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk