Sun, 18 Sept|
Royal Childhood and Child Kingship - with Dr Emily Joan Ward
A Marie in the Margins event - with comparative historian Dr Emily Joan Ward, discussing the importance of children within medieval society.
Time & Location
18 Sept 2022, 14:00
Bexhill Museum, Egerton Rd, Bexhill, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 3HL, UK
About The Event
Marie in the Margins historian Dr Emily Joan Ward (The University of Edinburgh) discusses her new book, Royal Childhood and Child Kingship: Boy Kings in England, Scotland, France and Germany, c.1050–1262 (Cambridge University Press, 2022), which shows children’s importance within medieval society. She also talks about her approach to engaging modern children with the wider historical context of eleventh- and twelfth-century England as part of the Marie in the Margins schools’ workshops.