Friday Lunch & Lecture – The Cult of Gloriana : Art, Music and Personality at the Court of the Virgin Queen



Mark Cottle

14 April 2023

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

£29 includes lunch

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Elizabeth I was the most remarkable woman of a remarkable age.  Her reign was one of the great creative periods of English history – literature, music, art, architecture and overseas exploration all reached unprecedented heights.  With passing reference to literature and architecture, this lecture will focus chiefly on the portraits, miniatures and music of Elizabeth’s court.

The aim is to demonstrate great levels of artistic achievement and to recreate something of the energy, spirit, and confidence of this Golden Age.

Includes lunch. Lunch is served from 1pm and lecture begins at 2pm.

Tutor information

Mark Cottle was born in the Scilly Isles, educated at Truro School in Cornwall and was a graduate of Birmingham University with a Masters Degree in late Medieval History.  Mark has spent over 20 years lecturing in Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Tudor history in further and higher education.

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