Berkshire Family History Society 2H2020

When:
Wednesday September 9th, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2020-09-09T19:30:00+01:00
2020-09-09T21:30:00+01:00
Where:
On-line
Cost:
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Contact:

Wed 9th September @ 19h30 on Zoom

Alice through the wardrobe

Speaker: David Willetts

Alice Chaucer was the grand-daughter of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer and lived at one time at Donnington Castle. A redoubtable woman who first married at the age of 11, she later became s duchess and a Lady of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, an honour rarely granted to women.

Wed 14th October 7.30pm

Mayors of Newbury

Speaker: Anthony Pick

Newbury’s mayors enjoyed significant power in the past, heading the corporation of 24 burgesses and acting as the town’s chief magistrate. Anthony Pick will highlight some of the more interesting and unusual characters who have held this office.

Branch meetings are continuing as Zoom webinars.

Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

 

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