Of Coleworts and Kings: public event

Date(s) - 27/11/2013
6:00 pm

The Edinburgh Museum


Of Coleworts and Kings

part of Previously… Scotland’s History Festival

How have Scottish writers treated their monarchs over the ages? Professor Greg Walker will discuss the depiction of Kingship (and of James V) in David Lindsay’s A Satire of the Three Estates;  Professor Penny Fielding will look at the case of Sir Walter Scott; and Dr Alex Thomson will talk about attitudes to monarchy in work by more contemporary Scottish authors.

Pre-booking essential. Free event. Book online at prevhistfest.eventbrite.co.uk or contact Margaret Findlay, Public Programmes Manager Margaret.findlay@edinburgh.gov.uk

For more information on Previously… Scotland’s History Festival see their website: http://www.historyfest.co.uk