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Thursday, 19 June 2008, 12:00AM

Gresham and Antwerp

Professor Guido Marnef

Professor Guido Marnef, Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Antwerp, will situate the great Elizabethan merchant and founder of the Royal Exchange, Sir Thomas Gresham, within the context of the political, religious, economic and cultural world of 16th Century Antwerp and London.

Part of the Money and Art lecture series looking at the connections between London and Antwerp in the Tudor period.

The other lectures in this series are:
   Making Art in Tudor Britain, by Dr Tarnya Cooper
   Trading Identities: The image of the merchant, by Dr Joanna Woodall

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Guido Marnef is professor of early modern history and a member of the Center for Urban History at Universiteit Antwerpen. His research focuses on Reformation and Revolt in the Low Countries, the Catholic Reformation and early modern urban culture (with a special interest in the literature of the rhetoricians and the role of printed, hand written and oral media).

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19 June 2008

Gresham and Antwerp
Professor Guido Marnef

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