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LOUIS I (THE KING WHO NEARLY WAS) & THE BATTLE OF LINCOLN
A talk by Philip Moon
7.00 pm Wednesday 12 April
Folkingham Village Hall
This year marks the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln, an often-neglected turning point in English history when forces loyal to the child-king Henry III defeated those supporting the rival claimant to the throne, Louis Capet, son and heir to the king of France.  What might have happened had the battle gone the other way?
In this 40 minute talk, Philip Moon explores the background  to this significant event  its implications for English history.
Entrance £4 including tea/coffee