September 25 (Saturday) 9:00 am - January 31 (Monday) 9:00 pm
Why did Henry VIII marry six times? Why did Anne Boleyn have to die? Why did Elizabeth I’s courtiers hail her as goddess come to earth? In this groundbreaking talk
Why did Henry VIII marry six times? Why did Anne Boleyn have to die? Why did Elizabeth I’s courtiers hail her as goddess come to earth? In this groundbreaking talk Sarah Gristwood reveals the way courtly love made and marred the Tudor dynasty. She dissects the codes of love, desire and power first laid out in medieval literature unveiling romantic obsessions that shaped both the Tudors and the history of the Crown through the centuries and right up to the present day.
This is a pre-recorded event which will be available from 9am on 25 September to 9pm on 31 January 2022.
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