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Talk, Thu 28 Feb 2019

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The stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this fascinating new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated.

Yet, their experience was extraordinary. Unlike the majority of Africans across the Atlantic world in this period, in England these ten were free. They lived in a world where skin colour was less important than religion, class or talent; before the English became heavily involved in the slave trade, and before they founded their first surviving colony in the Americas.

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Event details

Dates Times
Thu 28 Feb 2019 19:30 to 21:00

Prices

£8.00-£10.00

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 152728  Lat: 51.44326 Long: -0.34244

Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk


Parking: free

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets