The Civil Wars in East Anglia 1640-1650.
with Dr Andrew Lacey
in The Old Court, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||“These distracted times” : the experience of civil war in seventeenth-century England.|
|11.45||East Anglia: Puritan heartland?|
|12.45||Lunch break (bring picnic or eat in NT restaurant)|
|14:00||Cleansing the land of pollution: Dowsing and Hopkins.|
|15:15||1648: the siege of Colchester.|
Andrew Lacey completed a first degree in history and a postgraduate degree in Library and Information Studies. From 1988 he worked as a Univeristy librarian and was College Librarian at Trinity Hall, Cambridge from 1994 to 2005 and a member of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Architecture and History of Art from 2005 to 2008.
In tandem with his professional career, Andrew has pursued his academic interests and teaching. He is a Tutor in continuing education at both Oxford and Cambridge. His teaching and research includes work on the English Civil War and the seventeenth century, the relationship between art and power, and twentieth century European history. He was awarded a Doctorate by the University of Leicester for research on the cult of King Charles I, later by the Boydell Press. Andrew has also published many articles and essays on aspects of seventeenth-century history and he is currently writing an on-line course for the University of Oxford on the English Civil War.
For more on Andrew and his work, see his website at www.andrewlacey.co.uk
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