Lansdowne: The Last Great Whig
Simon Kerry draws his mighty ancestor out of the shadows and presents him in the context of his own time.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Simon Kerry was awarded an MA in Archaeology at Jesus College, Cambridge, and a doctorate in late Victorian British History at the University of East Anglia. He is married and lives in London.
His biography of the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne brings back to life one of the towering political figures of the late 19th century who suffered terribly for his principles in the First World War.