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Helen Castor in conversation with Jessie Childs

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Helen Castor in conversation with Jessie Childs

Helen Castor in conversation with Jessie Childs

Elizabeth I

Helen Castor shows how this iconic queen was shaped by profound and enduring insecurity.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Helen Castor is a historian of medieval England, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Her first book, Blood & Roses, was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2005 and won the English Association’s Beatrice White Prize in 2006. Her second, She Wolves, was made into a major BBC2 TV series.

Jessie Childs, currently writing on the English Civil Wars, is also one of Britain’s finest historians.

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