Henry VIII: Kingship & Tyranny

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Date / time: 7 March, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Queen Mary, University of London, Arts Two Lecture Theatre

Henry VIII: Kingship & Tyranny

The Queen Mary Public History Unit presents Professor Richard Rex, the Director of Studies in Theological and Religious Studies at the University of Cambridge, for a lecture on ‘Henry VIII: Kingship and Tyranny’. Rex has written widely on the interaction between religion, politics, and ideas in early modern England and Europe.

Rex’s popular survey of the Tudors was recently reissued as Tudors: the Illustrated History, and his other work includes Henry VIII and the English Reformation and the controversial The Lollards.

Rex is currently working on a project exploring the emergence and impact of the theology and public persona of Martin Luther in the Imperial and European context of the early sixteenth century.

The lecture shall start at 19:00 and will be followed by a drinks reception to which all attendees are invited. Please arrive promptly to guarantee entry.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The closest tube station to the Arts 2 Building is Mile End (Central,District and Hammersmith and City lines). Please note that there is no access to Arts 2 from Mile End Road. Please use Westfield Way (the East Gate) and look for the Novo Burial Ground.