Elizabeth Before the Armada

Elizabeth Before the Armada

Friday 22nd September  – 7.30pm

Suzannah Lipscomb 

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

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