Everything You Need to Know About Castles at Dover

1 days

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Summary

What is a castle? In this Study Day, Dr Marc Morris, one of the country’s leading experts on castles, explains everything you need to know in a fascinating day at Dover Castle.

About Dr Marc Morris

Dr Marc Morris is a historian who specializes in the Middle Ages. He studied and taught history at the universities of London and Oxford, and his doctorate on the thirteenth-century earls of Norfolk was published in 2005. An expert on medieval monarchy and aristocracy, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, Marc has written numerous articles for History Today and BBC History Magazine

In 2003, he presented the acclaimed television series ‘Castle’ and wrote its accompanying book. Subsequently, he has written a biography of Edward I, published in 2008 as ‘A Great and Terrible King’, a history of the Norman Conquest and most recently, ‘King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta’. Marc regularly talks at museums and literary festivals, and is a popular television pundit.

Tour highlights:

  • Dr Marc Morris, presenter of the acclaimed television series ‘Castle’, leads a full day of lectures and tours of Dover Castle
  • Learn about the origins and development of castles in Britain
  • Entry, refreshments and lunch at Dover Castle included
  • Day includes a copy of Marc Morris’s book, ‘Castle’

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Marc Morris

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Dr Marc Morris is a historian who specializes in the Middle Ages. He studied and taught history at the universities of London and Oxford, and his doctorate on the thirteenth-century earls of Norfolk was published in 2005. An expert on medieval monarchy and aristocracy

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7 June 2021 AXDO210607 7 June 2021 (Monday) Marc Morris £140
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