March meeting – Dr. Rebecca Pinner on St Edmund, King and Martyr.

Our speaker on March 11th will be Dr Rebecca Pinner from UEA who is going to be talking about our own St Edmund who was king of East Anglia from 855 to c. 869 when he was executed by the Vikings at a place which may or may not have been Hoxne.

Rebecca is a lecturer in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing and has been teaching at UEA since 2005. She is currently a specialist tutor in Medieval and Early Modern Literature. She is the author of The Cult of Saint Edmund in Medieval East Anglia.

We’re meeting at Broome Village Hall, Sun Road, Broome, NR35 2RW at 2.00pm on Saturday, March 11th. All welcome, refreshments will be provided. Given their popularity last time, this month’s biscuit selection will again include Garibaldis.  Members £2.00, non-members £3.00.


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