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Sherborne Historical Society talk

20 February 2020

Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne

CHANGE OF PROGRAMME

'Simon de Montfort (c1208-65). Champion of England? Martyr?'

Dr Huw Ridgeway re-assesses the meteroric career of an icon of English history. Simon became Earl of Leicester and brother-in-law of Henry III. A Crusader and international celebrity, he ultimately perished in the civil war, challenging royal rule in the name of reform.

£5, SHS members free.

 

 



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