Middle Temple Historical Society - Professor Jerry Brotton "The Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I and his Art Collection"


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 18:30
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Middle Temple Hall - Prince's Room


Professor Brotton, Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, will tell the story of how nearly 2,000 paintings, tapestries and statues which formed Charles I’s art collection were sold during the Commonwealth. Please book by the 26th November.

The Middle Temple Historical Society meets at least four times a year in the Bench apartments for drinks, a hot supper and a talk on an historical topic, usually with a legal theme. Meetings are open to all members, staff, friends of the Inn and their guests who are welcome to attend a meeting before becoming members.

Supper talks start with drinks in the Prince’s Room at 6.30pm. Tickets cost £30 or £15 for students of the Inn. Please note that meetings are not qualifying sessions. Bookings must be made at mths@middletemple.org.uk. Once a booking is made payment should be made by cheque payable to the Society and sent to the Middle Temple Historical Society, c/o the Treasury, Middle Temple, London EC4Y 9AT.  Membership costs £10 a year and enquiries should be made at  mths@middletemple.org.uk.