The Jewels of the Six Wives of Henry VIII with Dr Nicola Tallis

08 Feb 2021 · 6:30PM - 7:30PM
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Join us for a fascinating exploration of the stories behind the jewels associated with Henry VIII’s six wives, including their making and meaning.

Dr Nicola Tallis’ talk will draw on the extensive research that has taken her to the Goldsmiths’ Company’s archives amongst other historic repositories.

This event has been coordinated by Goldsmiths’ Company History Group, and is presented in association with the Goldsmiths’ Centre

Who is the speaker?

Dr Nicola Tallis is an author and historian whose books include Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey (Michael O’Mara, 2016).

Image Credit: Katherine Parr - Of all of Henry's wives, Katherine was acutely conscious of the importance of jewels in terms of projecting an image of majesty.