Theatres of Revolution: The Stuart Kings and the Architecture of Disruption

Based on new research Simon Thurley illuminates the architectural world of the century of revolution. The Stuart period saw huge religious, social and political disruption and amidst this, monarchs struggled to rule, frequently from ad hoc and makeshift residences. The interactions between architecture and power took on different meanings as monarchs struggled, against the odds, to govern and sometimes, simply survive. 

These lectures explore key moments in 17th century history through the lens of the architectural expedients the Stuart monarchs adopted to rule.

Future Lectures In This Series
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James I: The Court at Play

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 6:00PM
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Charles I: The Court at War

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 6:00PM
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Charles II: The Court in Exile

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 6:00PM
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William And Mary: The Court Divided

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 6:00PM