The History Jar is pleased to announce a new venue for its classes. St Mary’s Parish Centre, Darley Lane, Derby DE1 3AX
St Mary’s Parish Centre is sited between Darley Lane and Arthur Street, overlooking the Derby inner ring road (A 601 – St Alkmund’s Way) though it cannot be reached directly from the ring road. Please follow the link for exact directions:
It has the advantage of a car park and is not too far from the town centre.
1066- The Bayeux Tapestry and beyond.
7 weeks commencing Tuesday 1st October 2019 10am-12pm.
Half term week Tuesday 29th October.
Everyone knows the story of the Norman Conquest but there’s much more to the tale than meets the eye.
- The impact of the Danish Conquest in 1016 on the politics of 1066.
- The role of Emma, England’s twice queen.
- Norman connections with England before 1066
- The mystery of Aelfgyva and the story of the women in the Bayeux Tapestry.
- Earl Godwin’s family
- The conquest told by the Bayeux tapestry and its borders.
- The role of William’s wife, religion and the Pope.
- Resistance to the Normans- Wild Edric, Hereward the Wake and the Harrying of the North.
- Earls Morcar and Edwin.
- Impact on architecture, language and society.
1066- The Bayeux Tapestry and beyond. 7 weeks commencing Tuesday 1st October 2019. 10am-12pm
An overview of the Norman Conquest and its immediate aftermath. St Mary's Parish Centre Derby.