A small, welcoming group presently exploring diverse aspects of 15th century European history. Topics covered so far include the Popes in Rome & Avignon, Wycliffe and the Lollards, Jan Hus and the Hussites, the Reformation, Russia and the rise of Muscovy, the Hundred Years War, 15th century Poland and Lithuania. Future topics include the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople, the fall of Granada to the Catholic Monarchs, the War of the Roses, Richard III – a legitimate King? and Science and the rise of Medicine in the 15th century.
Each member is expected to give one paper during the year.
The group meets on the second Monday of each month, from 10.30am – 12.00 noon in the Reading Room, King Edward VII Estate, Midhurst, GU29 0BH. If you would like to join the group please contact Christine Musgrove, by clicking on the link History 2 Group Leader.
There are one or two places available.