Thursday 11 June 2015, 5.30PM
Speaker(s): Professor Linda Colley, Princeton University
Department of History Aylmer lecture
In this lecture, Linda Colley explores why and when Magna Carta - a document for which the lay readership has never been large - nonetheless became such an iconic and celebrated text. She also investigates how Magna Carta's signficance and uses have changed radically over time, both in Britain and beyond.
Location: Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York city centre
Admission: free ticket only.