City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2016-17

Branch Programme

Last updated: 2nd August 2016

Entry to meetings is free for HA members and students, non-members £3 per meeting. Associate membership of the branch is £18 per year.

For any further information please contact Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall, branch secretary on 01522 583736 or email

All meetings take place at 6pm (light refreshments offered from 5.30pm), at Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln LN1 3DY unless otherwise stated.


Programme of meetings 2016 - 17

19 September 2016

Witchfinder General: Matthew Hopkins and the East Anglian Witch-Hunt of 1645-47

Professor Malcolm Gaskill, University of East Anglia

17 October 2016

The Anarchy: War & Status in Medieval England

Dr Duncan Wright, BGU

7 November 2016

The Battle of the Somme—the making of the powerful propaganda film

Taylor Downing

9 January 2017

Book Launch - ‘Accidents & Violent Death in Early Modern London, 1650-1750’

Dr Craig Spence, BGU

16 January 2017

William Marshal’s Finest Hour: The Battle of Lincoln 1217

Julian Humphreys

6 February 2017

Love, Laughter & Malice: The surprising history of the Valentine in the 19th century’

Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln

13 March 2017

Agincourt: 1415-present

Professor Anne Curry, University of Southampton

3 April 2017

Churchill, Attlee & the Rise of the British Intelligence Community

Professor Richard Aldrich, University of Warwick

8 May 2017

Cleopatra—Reality & Legend

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

5 June 2017

AGM & ‘The Whole World in his Hands: The collection mania of the Sixth Duke of Devonshire’ (Dr Jack Rhoden, BGU)