Talks and lectures 2017/18

The Dissolution of the Monasteries: superstition, scandal and dodgy dealings in Derbyshire.

Date: Thursday 19th October 2017

Time: 10.30 am -12.30 pm

Venue: No.6 The Square Tearooms, The Square, Buxton, SK17 6AZ – The tearooms have a first floor room that can seat fourteen.

Cost: £9.00

20161019_112508.jpgFollow Thomas Cromwell and his monastic visitors as they set about dismantling the nation’s monastic houses between 1535-1539 with particular reference to the hand full situated in Derbyshire, the thirty houses that owned land in the region and the twenty-three benefices in the care of the monasteries.  Meet the abbot told off for taking his dogs into church; the man who tried to swindle the nuns of Kingsmead and the prior with no monks.

Handouts provided to accompany illustrated lecture and discussion.

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