Zooming into summer 2023
Short May block of two classes 15 May and 22 May
Classes will run on a Monday afternoon at 3.00pm (London time) for 1 ½ hours. Please be in the waiting room at least five minutes before the class starts so that you are ready to be admitted into the virtual class room.
Presentations will be recorded and can be viewed for a limited time after the live session (subject to the technology.)
Eleanor of Provence – an introduction
Session 1: 15 May
Eleanor of Provence – an introduction.
Her childhood, marriage and family. Her life as wife of Henry III and mother of his children.
Session 2: 22 May
The Savoyard faction; Eleanor as politician and patroness. The impact of the provisions of Oxford upon Eleanor and her determination that the monarchy should not be restricted.
Eleanor or Provence
Two classes – 15 May and 22 May 3pm -4.30pm.