Friday 22nd September – 7.30pm
Tudor historian, academic, author and television presenter having recently completed a new series on Channel 5 TV based on the three ages of Elizabeth I gives an intriguing illustrated talk on
Elizabeth Before the Armada
and considers Elizabeth from birth, until the great showdown between her forces and those of Catholic Spain, in the summer of 1588. Exploring her childhood, her courtships, why she didn’t marry, and the plots and conspiracies against her. Examine the forgotten reality of how very full of danger and crisis her early reign was, and how the success of England’s Gloriana rested on a knife-edge. Come and find out!
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Green Road, Ashbourne. Tickets £10 BOOK TICKETS HERE