The Oxford seminars in cartography: Where was the Field of Cloth of Gold?

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LECTURE

The Oxford seminars in cartography: Where was the Field of Cloth of Gold? A new look at Tudor mapping of the Calais Pale

  22 January 2020

  4.30 – 6pm   

   Admission free

The Oxford seminars in cartography

English maps of Calais, and an extraordinary new discovery in the French archives.

 Location

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.

 Admission

Admission free

 Speaker

Julian Munby - Oxford Archaeology

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