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Talk, Fri 4 Oct 2019

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490 years ago Thomas Wolsey - King Henry VIII’s former favourite - fell from grace following his failure to secure the king a divorce. This talk by Daniel Gosling, examines the records held at The National Archives which detail this fall - from records relating to Wolsey’s failure to grant Henry an annulment, to the legal processes which sealed his fate.

The talk will be followed by an accompanying document display.

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Dates Times
Fri 4 Oct 2019 14:00 to 15:30

Prices

£7.50

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

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  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
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