Lecture: ‘Downton Abbey in Perspective: Servant Life in Elite Households in the 17th and 18th Centuries’

New Learning Centre

15th Jul 2016 7pm - 15th Jul 2016 Event Type: Festival

'Downton Abbey in Perspective: Servant Life in Elite Households in the 17th and 18th Centuries'

Lecture by Professor Roger Richardson, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Winchester and author of many books including Household Servants in Early Modern England (2010)

'Downton Abbey' and its runaway success is one further indication that servants' lives and master/servant relations in the past have now become a subject of absorbing interest. This lecture examines the subject over a longer period of time and offers some interesting and surprising conclusions.

Tickets: £5.00, available from the Cathedral Box Office (using the link below), the Entrance Desk or the Cathedral Office Reception in The Close. Tickets may be purchased on the door at each event although cannot be guaranteed.

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