Thursday 26 September 2024 at 7.30pm

Coming Soon Scarborough Lecture

Best-selling non-fiction historical author Sharon Bennett Connolly

Medieval Scene- Death of Wat Tyler.

Further details to follow shortly.

For the opening lecture of the new season our speaker will  be Sharon Bennett Connolly FRHistS. The  best-selling author of 5 non-fiction history books, including Heroines of the Medieval World, Silk and the Sword: The Women of the Norman Conquest, Ladies of Magna Carta: Women of Influence in Thirteenth Century England, and Defenders of the Norman Crown: Rise and Fall of the Warenne Earls of Surrey. Her latest book, a biography, King John’s Right-Hand Lady: The Story of Nicholaa de la Haye, was released in May 2023. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society,

The LAHS Scarborough Lecture is named after the late John Scarborough, Local Leicester man, who after joining LAHS at the age of 21 became a life-long member and supporter of the Society for over 45 years. He was particularly interested in the High Medieval Period.

No booking necessary. Entry to the talk is free of charge.

Doors open from 7.00pm, with tea and coffee available. The lecture will take place at 7.30pm, at the Rattray Lecture Theatre, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester (LE1 7RH)