Elizabeth I: A Study in Insecurity

with Helen Castor
14:00 - 15:00
£15 non-subscriber, £12 subscriber

The Virgin Queen ruled over a Golden Age – this much we think we know. But the iconic image of Gloriana also served as armour. Helen Castor explores the ways in which Elizabeth’s life and reign were shaped – in terms of both political reality and personal psychology – by profound and enduring insecurity.

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Helen Castor is a medieval historian and a Bye-Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. She is the author of numerous acclaimed books including She Wolves and Blood and Roses, and is one of the presenters of BBC Radio 4’s Making History

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