Queens of Early Modern Britain | Newberry

Queens of Early Modern Britain

Led by Emilie M. Brinkman
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Six sessions. Saturdays, June 25-July 30.



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Seminar Description

This six-session seminar explores the lives and legacies of early modern British queens from Elizabeth of York, the first Tudor queen, to the Georgian consorts. Come learn about different forms of queenly power and discover how queens regnant, consorts, regents, dowagers, and other royal women have shaped British politics, culture, and society, even to today.

A cultural historian and lecturer, Emilie M. Brinkman holds a Ph.D. in European history from Purdue University. She specializes in the history of British politics, queenship and fashion.

Materials List


  • Instructor-Distributed Materials

First Reading:

  • No first reading assignment

Cost and Registration Information 

Six sessions. Registration: $230 ($207 for Newberry members, seniors, and students)

Please note: You’ll register for this class on a platform called Learning Stream. Questions? Contact us a adulteducation@newberry.org.

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