DAVID STARKEY. HENRY VIII: THE FIRST BREXITEER?
November 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT£15 – £17
Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first Brexit, when his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty. In this talk David Starkey draws on his unique knowledge of Henry’s reign to examine his tumultuous personal life, which pitted religion against politic