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HistoryExtra Masterclass
The Monarchy, with Tracy Borman
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When: 5 sessions, taking place at 12.30pm GMT on Fridays between 7 January–4 February 2022
Tickets: £15 per session, or £60 for the whole series
Each session will run between 12.30-1.45pm GMT, with a chance to pose your questions to Tracy Borman




This curated five-part series from popular historian Tracy Borman will chart the changing fortunes of the monarchy: from the bloody Norman conquest of 1066 through the upheaval of civil war in the 17th century to the reign of our current queen, Elizabeth II. It will also chart the evolution of the crown and explore the secrets behind its remarkable survival.

Each lecture lasts 45 minutes and is followed by a 30-minute Q&A. All attendees will receive a study pack to accompany each lecture, containing an original document picked by Tracy to discuss with her in the Q&A, a bespoke feature, detailed timeline and quiz. You can book individual modules or block-book the whole masterclass.

Tracy Borman is a bestselling author and historian, specialising in the Tudor period. Her most recent book is Crown & Sceptre. Her other books include Elizabeth’s Women, which was Book of the Week on BBC Radio 4; and Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him. Tracy has presented a number of TV history programmes. She works part-time as joint chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces and as chief executive of the Heritage Education Trust.