William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Charles II

Life and Times of Charles II Known to History as the Merry Monarch, Charles II is perhaps better remembered for his love of life than his politics. However, his reign saw momentous events ranging from the Plague and Great Fire of London to the founding of the Royal Society and the Royal Greenwich Observatory. His… Read more »

William and Mary

Life and Times of King William III and Queen Mary II A survey of the Life & Times of Britain’s only Joint Monarchs. They came to power in what was called the Glorious Revolution and although they only reigned a short while they laid the foundations for Modern Britain. It was also the period of… Read more »

Queen Anne

The Life and Times of Queen Anne This was a one day course at the City Lit on Saturday 21st February 2015.  It was described thus Queen Anne was the last of the Stuarts and suffered much personal tragedy but she ruled over an increasingly prosperous nation that had unprecedented military success in Europe under… Read more »

More features: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 19 20 21

Top