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Matilda: Empress, Queen, Warrior - Catherine Hanley

Was Matilda the greatest ‘king’ England never had? Leading historian Catherine Hanley tells the story of Matilda – 12th-century empress, skilled military leader, one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages and the first woman to become heir to the English throne. She reveals how Matilda fought for the throne and although she never sat on it herself her reward was to see her son become king.“Authorative, human and utterly compelling” (Helen Castor).

Tickets - £8 (£7 concessions)


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