september, 2021

25sep(sep 25)9:00 am31jan(jan 31)9:00 pmThe Tudors in Love: Henry VIII & Elizabeth I - OnlineSarah Gristwood(september 25) 9:00 am - (january 31) 9:00 pm Event Type:Black Friars,Blackfriars digital

Time

September 25 (Saturday) 9:00 am - January 31 (Monday) 9:00 pm

Location

Virtual Event

Event Details

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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Sarah Gristwood reveals the way courtly love made and marred the Tudor dynasty.

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