As part of the festival to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the writing of the earliest known Paston letter the Paston Footprints project has brought together a panel of experts to present a short series of lectures designed to explore the story of the Paston family, and their legacy, in more detail. All the talks are free to attend.
Date: Last Tuesday of every month
Time: open at 6:00pm, lecture at 6:30pm
Venue: Hungate Medieval Art, Norwich.
Sir John Paston’s guide to being a knight: John Paston II and his ‘Grete Boke’
The later Pastons: the 1st and 2nd Earls of Yarmouth
Dr Jean Agnew
The Wars of the Roses and the Paston Letters
Dr Rob Knee
‘A Cabinet of Wonders’ and the Seventeenth-century Paston Collection
Dr Victor Morgan
‘A neat building of black flint’
St Peter Hungate, the Pastons, and the churches of Norwich.
Dr Nicholas Groves