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Thursday, 13 June 2019, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
The Old Library, Guildhall

Sir Thomas Gresham 1519–2019

Dr John Guy


THE 2019 SIR THOMAS GRESHAM ANNUAL LECTURE

A special illustrated lecture will be presented by Dr John Guy to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the birth of the College’s founder and benefactor Sir Thomas Gresham. Information will be provided about a new biography.

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Dr John Guy is a well-known historian and biographer. He has been a Fellow of History at Clare College Cambridge since 2003. Dr Guy specialises in English history during the Tudors and has written extensively on the subject. His research interests centres around early modern British History with an emphasis on politics, religion and political culture. His books have been critically acclaimed and he has appeared several times on the BBC Radio 4 programme In Our Time. His most recent project is a biography of Sir Thomas Gresham, the founder of Gresham College and the Royal Exchange.

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