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David Starkey – Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer?

David Starkey – Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer?
Location: The Cathedral Lodge
Price: £10.50
Booking Information Booking Required Canterbury Festival Talks take place in Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, within the Cathedral Precincts. The Cathedral Lodge bar will be open 30 minutes prior to the talk. Books will be on sale at the venue.
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Historian and presenter David Starkey, best known for his Channel 4 series, The Six Wives of Henry VIII and Monarchy, presents his witty insight into Britain’s most notorious king.

Starkey argues that the Reformation could be defined as the first Brexit. He draws on his unique knowledge of Henry’s reign to examine his tumultuous personal life, which pitted religion against politics as brutally as in our own age of Isis, through to the Grand Tourists who bought European culture with British money – all offering so very many parallels with the Brexit situation we find ourselves in today.

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