The next free community lecture organised by Swansea University’s Department of Adult Continuing Education (DACE), College of Arts and Humanities, will examine the Magna Carta.
Lecture title: Magna Carta 1215: What are we commemorating?
Speaker: Professor Daniel Power
Date:Thursday 12th February 2015
Venue: Discovery Room ,Swansea Central library, Civic Centre, Swansea, SA2 7NB
The ‘Great Charter’ issued by King John in 1215 was soon annulled and led to civil war and foreign invasion, yet it is hailed as the cornerstone of English liberty. This lecture will consider the reign of King John and the purpose of the Magna Carta.
- Monday 19 January 2015 12.40 GMT
- Monday 19 January 2015 12.45 GMT
- Swansea University