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HISTORIC TALK: Master Topcliffe, the Torturer by Performance Historian John

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HISTORIC TALK: Master Topcliffe, the Torturer by Performance Historian John White

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‘Master Topcliffe’, has perfected the subtlety of inflicting just enough pain to extract a confession, but not too much to render his subject unable to speak!

Employed from medieval times and reaching its heights in the late Tudor and Stuart periods, torture was still used as lateas the Georgian era.

This presentation is supported by torture items and period accurate equipment.

Suitable for ages 16+

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John White, the holder of an Honours Degree (History and War Studies), a Masters Degree (Heritage Management), a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, a Fellow of the International Napoleonic Society and Fulbright Fellow at the University of South Carolina, is a ‘Performance Historian’, serving clients across the UK and overseas at venues such as the V&A, the National Army Museum, Birmingham University and the British Army.John specialises in the military and social history of the late Georgian and Regency period. He was Honorary Secretary of ‘The Waterloo Committee’ and was appointed a Vice President by The Duke of Wellington. He is also an established book reviewer for various publishing houses. Engagements as a technical consultant has lead to involvement and often appearances in a wide variety of Film, TV, and Radio productions.

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