Suzannah Lipscomb at The Mary Rose Museum – 3rd March 2011

Posted By on February 2, 2011

Fiona from the Mary Rose 500 Appeal has just emailed me with details of a talk that historian and author of “1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII”, Suzannah Lipscomb, is doing at The Mary Rose Museum on the evening of the 3rd March 7-9pm. Here are the details from Fiona:-

“We are delighted to welcome Dr Suzannah Lipscomb to the Mary Rose Museum on Thursday 3rd March for her talk on Henry VIII Prince to Tyrant. Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is a Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of East Anglia, and the author of 1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII (Lion Hudson, 2009).

As a Scholar, Suzannah took a double first in her BA (Hons) in Modern History and a distinction in her Masters in Historical Research, both at Lincoln College, Oxford. She was shortlisted for the All Souls Prize Fellowship in 2003, and won the Jowett Senior Scholarship to Balliol College, Oxford, to study her D.Phil. on sixteenth-century France, which she was awarded in 2009.

In 2006-2007, Suzannah held a Royal Historical Society Marshall Research Fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research. From 2007-2010, she was Research Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, based at Hampton Court Palace. Suzannah was one of the lead curators responsible for creating a new exhibition and visitor experience in the Tudor palace to mark the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne in 2009. As a Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of East Anglia since September 2010, Suzannah is now an external consultant to Historic Royal Palaces.

Suzannah has appeared on BBC’s The One Show, GMTV, Channel 4’s Time Team, and the History Channel. She has presented BBC Radio 3’s The Essay, contributed to numerous publications and radio programmes, including The Sunday Telegraph, History Today, and BBC Radio 4.”

Tickets for this event are on sale now £8.50 and can be purchased by emailing info@maryrose500.org or contacting Fiona Harvey on 023 92 750 521 ext 228

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