Ludlow Arts: Word

Ludlow Arts: Word

The Mortimer Inheritance: The Key to the Yorkist Crown

Mortimer History and Richard III Society Joint Conference

Saturday 29 June 10:00am — 4:45pm

Ludlow Assembly Rooms, St Laurence Ludlow and Ludlow Castle

A day of lectures and tours.

  • Philip Hume: Introduction to the Mortimers 1050s to 1330.
  • Dr Paul Dryburgh: The Fairytale of the garter Knight and the Grandmother: The fall and rise of the Mortimer Earls of March 1330 — 1360.
  • Sara Hanna-Black: Mortimer and Lancaster: The origins of a dynastic feud.
  • Dr Ian Mortimer: The Mortimer Claim to the Throne 1374 — 1415.
  • Professor Chris Given-Wilson: Don't Mention the Mortimers: How a putative knig became aa impotent pawn.
  • Matthew Lewis: Richard Duke of York: Marcher Lord.
  • Dr Joanna Laynesmith: The Lion and the Hart: the Mortimer inheritance in the hands of Edward IV and Cecily Duchess of York.
  • Matthew Lewis: Richard III: from Ludlow to Bosworth.
  • Tickets: £25.00 (members of MHS or RTS £20.00) — lunch (optional) £12.00 — booking and further details HERE

    Roger Mortimer and Edward III Roger Mortimer, First Earl of March and Edward III