William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

The Rosetta Stone

HOW THE ENLIGHTENMENT CHANGED THE INTERPRETATION OF THE PAST This topic was planned as day five of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 31 July 2013.  Sadly, it was cancelled at the last minute but I hope to re-run the… Read more »

James VII and II

Life and times of James VII & II Although his reign was one of the shortest in Britain James had a distinguished career before becoming king and an intriguing one in exile.  A Catholic convert he was doomed to fail in Protestant Britain.  This course was run at the City Lit on Saturday 10th March… 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.  I repeated it somewhat amended on Sunday 25th November 2018.  It was described thus Queen Anne was the last of the Stuarts and suffered much personal tragedy but she ruled over an increasingly… Read more »

More features: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 22 23 24

Top