Festival talks by Leanda de Lisle

17. CHARLES 1 – BRITAIN: THE THREAD OF HISTORY 2

Generously supported by
DOUGLAS & MIDGE CONNELL

In this second Thread of History lecture, Leanda de Lisle will talk about the tumultuous reign of Charles I. From the king’s early clashes with Parliament to growing mistrust over his leanings towards Catholicism and his notions of absolute monarchy, Leanda de Lisle will cast light on Charles’s character and chart the descent towards a catastrophic civil war.

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