National Archives September Online Programme

National Archives September Online Programme

September Online Events from the National Archives 


Recovery from the Black Death in late-medieval Britain and Ireland
3 September | 14:00
With each new wave of the came fresh modes of thought in Britain and Ireland in the 14th and 15th centuries. In this talk, Paul Dryburgh as he examines how the royal government, communities and individuals dealt with dramatically changing circumstances and how the country attempted to recover from living with the pandemic.

Writing John of Gaunt, The Red Prince: a conversation with Helen Carr
8 September | 19:30
In a conversation with the head of medieval records, Dr Sean Cunningham, Helen Carr will discuss how she pieced together and interpreted the life of one of England’s greatest medieval magnates and father of English monarchy.

Recovery and Regeneration after the Great Fire of London (1666)
10 September | 14:00
On 2 September 1666, a fire began in the bakery on Pudding Lane. The fire spread rapidly across the city of London, resulting in the destruction of 13,000 homes, 87 churches, the Royal Exchange and St Paul’s Cathedral. In this talk, Philippa Hellawell explore hows 17th century Londoners recovered from the disaster.

Top Level Tips: Wills and other Probate Records before 1858
14 September | 14:00
Find out how you can use wills, administrations, and probate disputes in your research. The webinar will have a focus on the wills left by people from all around England and Wales which were proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury between 1384 and 1858



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Margaret Roberts

Written by : Margaret Roberts