Viae Regiae Summer Roadshow

Date / time: 6 July - 17 August, 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Viae Regiae Summer Roadshow


These event will be held online.

The Viae Regiae team have organised a series of short talks and discussions on road related matters in the C16th and C17th for this July and August. Two of the talks are being given by team members, three are being given by academics and local historians who share our interests.

To register for a specific talk, please see our website for more details:


More than a road: ‘The Great Portway’ in the 1570s

Dr Cathryn Enis, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 2021, 17.15 – 18.00


Probate Inventories: A study of St Albans innholders, 1550-1700

Jon Mein, Local Historian, Author of upcoming book

Tuesday, July 13th 2021, 17.15-18.00


Depiction of the parish of Halifax in Christopher Saxton’s county map of Yorkshire (1577)

David Cant, Viae Regiae Saxton county mapping team

Thursday, July 29th 2021, at 17.15-18.00


Being sick of the plauge in the saide Inne:’ Wills of Innkeepers, Hostlers and Ostlers in England, 1528-1649′

Viae Regiae probate team

Tuesday, August 3rd 2021, 17.15-18.00


Introduction to the Pathways to History Project: Norfolk

Dr Sarah Spooner, Senior Lecturer in Landscape History, School of History, University of East Anglia

Tuesday, August 17th 2021, 17.15-18.00