This year sees the eight hundredth anniversary of the Magna Carta, a development of national importance and local consequences – our talks include this subject as well as other mediaeval aspects of Nottinghamshire.
About the Speakers
Dr Claire Taylor is an Associate Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of Nottingham.
Dr David Crook is an experienced local historian, formerly of the National Archives.
Prof. Michael Jones is Emeritus Professor of French Mediaeval History at Nottingham University and Chairman of the Norwell Parish Heritage Group.
Dr David Marcombe is the former director of the Centre for Local History at Nottingham University, and currently a trustee of the Spital Chantry Trust.
09:40 Registration and Coffee
10:00 King John and Magna Carta: Rebellion, Revenge and Rome. Claire Taylor
11.10 Nottinghamshire and the Robin Hood Legend. David Crook
12.15 Annual General Meeting of the NLHA
12.45 Lunch & Bookstalls
02.00 The White Book of Southwell – a source for Nottinghamshire history Michael Jones
03.10 The Green Men of Southwell: in history, legend and art David Marcombe
04.15 approx. Close
Advance booking is preferred but, as always, you may just turn up on the day. For further information ring 01509 820067
The fee is £7 for members of the NLHA/Thoroton Soc. and £8 for non-members (Cheques payable to NLHA)