The Jim Johnston Memorial Lecture for 2015 – Everyday Life and Accidental Death in Tudor Lincolnshire

The Heritage Consortium Committee and Bishop Grosseteste University invite you to join us for The Dr Jim Johnston Memorial Lecture for 2015

Saturday 30 May 2015| 12.30pm

Dr Steven Gunn is Fellow and Tutor in History at Merton College, Oxford. He is the author of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, c1484-1545 (1988), of Early Tudor Government, 1485-1558 (1995), and, with David Grummitt and Hans Cools, of War, State and Society in England and the Netherlands, 1477-1559 (2007). He has edited books on Cardinal Wolsey, Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, authority and consent in Tudor England, and later medieval courts in England and the Low Countries. He has recently completed a book entitled Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England and is directing a project on everyday life and accidental death in sixteenth-century England. At Merton he teaches outline courses on British and European history between 1300 and 1700, the Wars of the Roses further subject and Edward and Mary special subject. He supervises graduate students working on sixteenth-century political, social and cultural history. He has written for History Today and BBC History Magazine and appeared on Radio 4’s In Our Time and Great Lives and on Channel 4’s Time Team, and he is a regular speaker to Historical Association groups.

Tickets are £12 per person to include buffet lunch and afternoon tea (or £6 for afternoon tea only)

Programme for the Day


12.30pm – 1.00pm: Arrival and registration

1.00pm: Buffet Lunch

2.00pm: Introductions and presentation of the Dulcie Duke Award by the Old Students Association of Bishop Grosseteste University supported by the Lincoln Record Society

2.15pm: The Memorial Lecture

3.45pm: Afternoon Tea


RSVP no later than 16 May 2015


If you would like tickets for this event please respond by contacting Conference and Events Administrator Jessica Lyons 01522 583681 or Please make cheques payable to the Heritage Consortium or telephone to pay by card.