Road To Agincourt are pleased to announce that four published authors will be in attendance at our Medieval Weekend on July 30 to present their books and talk about their published works.
The talks at Manor Farm and Country Park are a one off special. You can catch authors Dr Ian Friel, Dr Lynn Forest-Hill, Will Gill and Cassandra Clark in the Main Tent at the Medieval Weekend for scheduled talks between 1pm and 2:30pm for the chance to learn more about their books and to ask questions. Afterwards the public have the opportunity to purchase any of the books in the Information Tent from the Road To Agincourt team.
Please see below for an introduction to the authors you will see at the Medieval Weekend.
Dr. Ian Friel is a museum and heritage interpretation consultant, historian and writer with over 30 years experience. He also has an International reputation in the field of maritime history. He gained a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Lancaster, an MA in English Local History from the University of Leicester and a PhD in medieval maritime and technological history from the University of Keele.
Dr. Lynn Forest-Hill is a medievalist and a Visiting Fellow of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture at the University of Southampton. As a writer whose research and publications range from medieval drama to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, she extended her research into the famous 14th century romance Bevis of Hampton, publishing a translation of the earliest English version in 2015.
Having previously written for 2000AD, the British science fiction comic, Will Gill has combined a career in the legal profession with a passion for writing fiction and non-fiction. For the graphic novel Agincourt 1415 Will worked with a team of talented professionals from the UK comics scene to bring the battle to life on the printed page with an almost cinematic eye to events, to entertain and educate readers of all ages.
Cassandra Clark has written award-winning scripts for theatre, radio and television. She now writes the medieval mystery series Hildegard of Meaux set in the time of Richard II. Six novels, with a seventh on the way, feature intrepid, problem-solving Hildegard and her sidekick Brother Thomas.
Click here for more information on the Medieval Weekend at Manor Farm and Country Park on July 30 and 31 2016.