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Our September talk is on TUESDAY 6 September at the CornerHouse.
Elizabeth’s Rival; The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester – talk by Nicola Tallis.

Favourite. Foe. Rival: as she lay on her deathbed in 1634, Lettice Knollys could reflect on the fact that she had, in her time, been all of these things. Kinswoman to Elizabeth I, Lettice had begun the Queen’s reign basking in her favour and success – an honour that she would enjoy for two decades. However, on the morning of 21 September 1578, Lettice made a fateful decision: when the Queen learned of it, the effects were instantaneous. Furthermore, Lettice would be forced to live with the consequences for the rest of her long life.
The reason? She had dared to marry without the Queen’s consent, but worse than that, her husband was Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, favourite and one-time suitor to the Queen…

The Society usually meets on the first Tuesday of every month.  We now have a new venue which is Covid safe and very friendly and social. It has a bar too!
There is no need to pre-book a place but it helps to let us know if you are planning to attend.
Doors open 7pm.  Please follow the one way signs and enter through the bar area.
Talk starts at 7.30pm.

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The CornerHOUSE Arts Centre
116 Douglas Rd,

All are welcome to join and hear a variety of talks on historical topics. Visitors fee is £2, or an annual subscription of £15.

See our updated Programme 2022/2023 for the list of talks we have planned.

The Society also usually run a number of outings in the year but these are on hold until next year.

Email surbitonhistoricalsociety32@gmail.com

or our Membership Secretary Mrs Ann Glover ann.glover418@outlook.com

for more information or enquire at any of our meetings.