Sunday, June 05, 2011

The Intellectual Life of Early Modern Sussex

June 29th 2011, 11.00 – 6.00

The Assembly Rooms and George Bell House, Chichester Cathedral.

A one day symposium organised by the University of Chichester’s department of English and Creative Writing and the Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Sussex.

Featuring papers by Brian Cummings (Sussex), Michael Questier (Queen Mary’s), Caroline Adams (West Sussex Record Office) and Andrew Foster. Topics include Elizabeth I’s visitation to Chichester, the Midhurst Jacobean Catholic Plot to rule the world and the role of Lancelot Andrewes and Samuel Harsnett in the Arminian crisis. There will also be an opportunity to view items from the Cathedral library, including material from the remains of Bishop Henry King’s collection which was sold after the siege of 1642.

For further details and to register, please contact Paul Quinn,


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