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Resisting the Virgin Queen

An online talk by Tony Hadland

Sat 6 Jun, 12:00 - Online

Enjoy this from the comfort and safety of your own home, whilst still being able to ask questions to the speaker. 

During her long reign, Queen Elizabeth I faced continued resistance from the dwindling but still significant minority of her subjects who remained loyal to Roman Catholicism. This talk describes the very different strategies adopted by three notable Catholics, with homes close to Reading: one of Mary Tudor's strongest supporters, Francis Englefield of Englefield House; the celebrated Elizabethan lawyer Edmund Plowden of Shiplake; and William Wollascott, a lawyer who lived at Tidmarsh.

But who was the most successful at resisting the Virgin Queen?

The talk will last approximately one hour after which there will be an opportunity to ask questions. Advance booking is required as you will be sent a link to access the live talk. The booking system will close 24 hours before the talk. For full details and to book online see: htttps:// 

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About Berkshire Family History Society

This talk is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity no. 283010.