Mary I(1516-1558). A Conference in her 500th Anniversary Year
England’s first Queen regnant, Mary I, the daughter of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine of Aragon, was born on 18 February 1516, at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich. The aim of this conference is to bring together scholars doing new work on Queen Mary herself, her joint reign with her husband, King Philip of Spain (1554-1558), and on England’s place in Europe and the rest of the world during her reign.
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Speakers include: John Edwards (Oxford), Elizabeth Evenden (Brunel), Enrique García Hernán (CSIC), José Luis Gonzalo Sánchez-Molero (Complutense), Lucy Nicholas (KCL), María Pascual Ortega (Valencia), Linda Porter, Owen Rees (Oxford), Alexander Samson (UCL), Gonzalo Velasco Berenguer (Bristol), Alberto Viso Outeiriño and Anna Whitelock (Royal Holloway).
The conference includes a concert of Music for Mary Tudor by Contrapunctus and a tribute to the late historian Professor David Loades.