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Emotion, drama and intrigue: A year in York’s relationship with Richard – Thu 29 Jul 2021

Date: Thursday 29 July 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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This talk will explore the evidence of the York House Books and the York Mystery Plays for clues to the tumultuous relationship between York and Richard in the years before he became king.

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Richard III’s York – Thu 12 Aug 2021

Date: Thursday 12 August 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Explore treasures from 15th century York that add colour to the city Richard knew well.

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York’s ‘most famous prince’: Richard III, the City and its Citizens – Thu 19 Aug 2021

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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This talk will explore Richard III’s relationship with the city of York as duke, king and legend.

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Uncovering the Ryther Hoard – Thu 9 Sep 2021

Date: Thursday 9 September 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Discover more about the vast Ryther treasure hidden in the times of troubles which followed the death of Richard III.

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The Middleham Jewel: Discovery, Analysis and Interpretation – Thu 16 Sep 2021

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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In this lecture, Dr Kate Giles of the University of York will reflect on the discovery and analysis of – quite literally – one of the jewels in the Yorkshire Museum’s collection – the Middleham Jewel.

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‘A thing devised by the enemy’ Fact and Fiction in portraits of Richard III – Thu 30 Sep 2021

Date: Thursday 30 September 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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As part of the National Portrait Gallery’s COMING HOME project, in partnership with the York Museums Trust, Dr Charlotte Bolland, Senior Curator, Research and 16th Century Collections, will talk about the Gallery’s iconic portrait of Richard III. 

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Henry Percy and The Percy Panels – Thu 7 Oct 2021

Date: Thursday 7 October 2021, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Learn more about a striking Tudor panel and its subject who may have been responsible for Richard III’s downfall.

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