Bad King John?

Penny Lecture

 


King John is familiar to everyone as the villain from the tales of Robin Hood - greedy, cowardly, despicable and cruel. But who was the man behind the legend? Was he truly a monster, or a capable ruler cursed by ill luck? In this talk Marc Morris examines John's career and character, and assesses the king's actions against the standards of his own age.

  • 5.30pm-6.30pm
  • 1p

Where

Morley College
61 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7HT
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