William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

James VI & I

The Life and Times of James VI & I This one day course was run at the City Lit on Sunday 26th November 2017. James was already king of Scotland when he succeeded Elizabeth I in 1603. In fact he had been a king virtually his whole life when he became the first monarch of… Read more »

Sport in the Classical World

I run a tour at the British Museum inspired by the Olympic Games which covers the origin of the Ancient Olympics and what events were covered in those games.  We can discuss how modern games differ from and are similar to their ancient cousins. The tour also covers some of the games not at Olympia… Read more »

Anglo-Saxon Women

The Anglo-Saxons ruled England for 600 years.  The role of women changed over that period and they often held important posts in politics and religion.  The class will include a visit to the British Museum. The course will examine the lives of women throughout the Anglo-Saxon period from the early settlers in the Fifth Century… Read more »

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