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Newbury in the Middle Ages

speaker

Dr David Peacock

27 November 2012


7:30pm at St John's Parish Room



Newbury's history as a town that flourished in Tudor times is often noted; but what was happening before Jack of Newbury came along? What effect dod the Norman Conquest, the 'anarchy' of the C12th, the Wars of the Roses, or the golden age of the monastic houses have on little old Newbury? Quite a bit, come along and find out more ...

Speaker

Dr Peacock is a well known speaker on the history of Newbury and its environs. Formerly a teacher of politics and history at Padworth College, Dr Peacock also gives evening classes on local history at Newbury College and Reading University. He is very familiar to readers of the Newbury Weekly News through his numerous local history articles.
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