Medieval Festival Talk – Nicola Tallis ‘Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey’
Sunday 18th August, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
‘Good people, I am come hither to die, and by a law I am condemned to the same’
These were the words uttered by the seventeen-year-old Lady Jane Grey as she stood on the scaffold awaiting death on a cold February morning in 1554. Forced onto the throne by the great power players at court, Queen. Jane reigned for just thirteen tumultuous days before being imprisoned in the Tower, condemned for high treason and executed
In this dramatic retelling of an often misread tale, historian and researcher Nicola Tallis explores a range of evidence that has never before been used in a biography to sweep away the many myths and reveal the moving, human story of an extraordinarily intelligent, independent and courageous young woman.
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Author Talk tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a Bosworth Medieval Festival ticket.
House of Bayard at Bosworth Battlefield
Saturday 14th September - Sunday 15th September, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living History Re-enactors who are part of The War Of The Roses Federation will be putting on a busy medieval military camp for the weekend.
Hinckley & Bosworth Ladies Business Networking Group
Tuesday 17th September, 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Monthly Meetings are held on the 3rd Friday of most months at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, between 9.45 am to 11.45 am
Explore The Royal Camp of Edward IV
Saturday 19th October - Sunday 20th October, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Join living history group LEAD as they recreate the camp of the Yorkist King Edward IV, older brother of Richard Duke of Gloucester, as he travels through his realm in times of Civil War.
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