The Black Prince and the Capture of a King: Poitiers, 1356

Less well-known than Agincourt or Crecy, the Battle of Poitiers in 1356 was one of the most hard-fought and dramatic battles of the Hundred Years War. This talk will tell the story of that remarkable day of battle and the events leading up to it, beginning with the Battle of Crecy ten years earlier.

 AJ MacKenzie Anglo-Canadian Authors
 02/12/2019, 7:30PM


Gladstone’s Library: A History of the Collections

Gladstone’s Library is a unique institution holding remarkable collections. Hear the story of how our four-times Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone established the library in the 1890s, and learn not only about the history of the library, but what makes rare books so rare, and special collections so special.

 Gary Butler Assistant Librarian, Gladstone Library
 03/02/2020, 7:30PM
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