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“A Pyramid of Fame” Talk: the Life and Writing of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle at the National Civil War Centre

National Civil War Centre Newark Museum
Appleton Gate
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG24 1JY

Tel: 01636 655765

Add “A Pyramid of Fame” Talk: the Life and Writing of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle at the National Civil War Centre to your Itinerary

“A Pyramid of Fame” Talk: the Life and Writing of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle at the National Civil War Centre

Saturday 11th March 2017, 2:30pm

Join Dr Maureen Bell to discover one of history’s most outrageous women. She was the first woman to observe experiments at the Royal Society and the first to print a substantial body of her work, including her own autobiography and even science fiction. Hear how Margaret Cavendish used her experiences of Court life, Civil War, exile, marriage and retirement in Welbeck to build a lasting ‘Pyramid of Fame’.

Talk length: 50 mins approx.

*This event continues the National Civil War Centre’s program of free monthly events included in the admission price. Come back to all our free events with our 12-month Annual Pass

 

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