Wimpole History Festival: Helen Castor - Elizabeth I

Saturday 23 June 2018
East Lawn Marquee - Wimpole Estate
Historian Helen Castor, presenter of the BBC series She-Wolves and author of the book that inspired it, delves into the events that made a monarch.

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Behind her impenetrable façade, Elizabeth I was shaped by a profound and enduring insecurity. Castor’s pithy and illuminating account shows how unstable political reality and precarious personal psychology intertwined to produce the Virgin Queen whose astounding Golden Age still resonates so strongly in the popular imagination.
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13:30 - 14:30