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The Tower of London

The Speaker series is named for Evelyn Wrench, the founder of the English-Speaking Union. Speaker Elizabeth St. John spends her time between California, England, and the past. A best-selling author, historian and genealogist, she has tracked down family papers and residences from Lydiard Park, and Nottingham Castle to Richmond Palace and the Tower of London. Elizabeth will be signing books at the end of the event. To reserve a space, please include payment via check to ESU at address below or go to this link to pay online. 

Join Elizabeth St.John, historian and best-selling author, on a journey back in time to England's infamous
Tower of London and its notorious prisoners. What made Sir Walter Raleigh spend most of his time in a
hen-house? Did the Wizard Earl of Northumberland succeed in discovering the Philosphers'; Stone? And
why did William Shakespeare perpetuate the story of the murdered Princes in the Tower? Elizabeth's
ancestress, Lucy St.John lived in the Tower from 1617-1630 as the Keeper's wife, and is the subject of
her historical fiction trilogy The Lydiard Chronicles. From first hand accounts, memoirs and hidden
archives, Elizabeth shares the secret life of the Tower of London.

RSVP: February 4, 2020
Guests Welcome
$35 per person/CashBar
Complimentary Valet Parking
Checks payable to ESU Atlanta Branch
Edna Berkshire - P.O. Box 1684, Cumming GA 30028


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