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A History Society Lecture.

“The Lord’s Anointed : English Coronations” by Dr George Gross

Dr George Gross was educated at King’s College London, studying Theology and specialising in Tudor Coronations. This was followed by a Masters in Early Modern History, focussing on early Stuart Coronations, at the University of Cambridge. He completed a doctorate on later Stuart, Orange and Hanoverian coronations at King’s College London with the title ‘‘The Lord’s Anointed’: British Coronations in Religious, Political and Social Contexts, c.1661–c.1714’, in April 2017.

Dr Gross has lectured and examined on Reformation history and early modern religious/political thought, read and discussed papers at the Institute of Historical Research in London, Westminster Abbey, the British Academy and at the University of Kent, and is currently preparing his coronation research for publication. He is a co-convener at ‘The Religious History of Britain, 1500–1800’ seminar held at the Institute of Historical Research in London.

Event details

Location: Bingham Room, Gray’s Inn
Date and time: 29 September, 5.30pm
Who can attend: Open to all Members and their guests (maximum 2 guests)
Dress code: Smart casual (if attending the Guest Night following please refer to Guest Night dress code)
Cost: Free of charge but booking is required

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