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Magnificence: Power And Display At The Tudor Court

Date and Time
14 October 2023
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Join Tudor Times for an afternoon of talks on Saturday 14th October 2023 at 4pm London time from three experts about Magnificence: Power and Display at the Tudor Court.

When you purchase your ticket, you will provide us with your email address so that we can send you the link to the Summit. We will send you the link to the Summit once you have purchased the ticket.

Our fantastic line up of speakers is:

Dr Glenn Richardson - The Field of Cloth of Gold: magnificence and diplomacy. Glenn is Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary College, University of London. He is the author of The Field of Cloth of Gold, an extensive examination of all aspects of the most famous diplomatic meeting of the sixteenth century, between England and France. He will discuss the importance of magnificence in diplomacy.

Dr Nicola Tallis - All the Queen's Jewels, 1445 - 1548: power, majesty, and display. Nicola is the author of five books on the Tudor period. She will be talking about the jewels owned by the fifteenth and sixteenth century English queens consort, and the importance of display in constructing the royal persona.

Eleri Lynn - Tudor Fashion: power and beauty at the Tudor court. Extravagant apparel was part of the Tudor courtier's bid for royal attention. Eleri, who specialises in the textiles and dress of the Tudor court, and has authored prize-winning monographs on the topic, will explain more about the importance of fashion and beauty.

The programme for the day

3.50pm Zoom opens

4.00 - 4.05pm Introduction to the speakers and the sessions by Tudor Times

4.05 - 4.35pm Pre-recorded talk by Glenn Richardson. The Field of Cloth of Gold: magnificence and diplomacy

4.35 - 4.45pm Glenn's live Q&A

4.45 - 5.15pm Pre-recorded talk by Nicola Tallis. All the Queen's Jewels 1445 - 1548

5.15 - 5.25pm Nicola's live Q&A

5.25 - 5.55pm Eleri Lynn's pre-recorded talk. Tudor fashion: power and beauty at the Tudor royal court

5.55 - 6.05pm Eleri's live Q&A

6.05 - 6.30pm Round table, chaired by Tudor Times

Event organiser Tudor Times.

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