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The King’s Witch: James I and the Gunpowder Plot

Tracy Borman

Saturday 13th October 13:45 - 14:45 | Northwood House

In this talk, inspired by her debut novel, Tracy will take us into the turbulent world of the early Stuart court, where King James I waged a war on witches and Catholics alike.  It was not long before a dark campaign to destroy both King and Parliament gathered pace, culminating in the Gunpowder Plot.

The heroine of the novel is Frances Gorges, daughter of Elizabeth I’s favourite lady in waiting, who finds herself accused of witchcraft and becomes embroiled in the plot to oust James from the throne.  Interweaving fact and fiction, Tracy will tell Frances’s story, and in so doing will bring one of the most dramatic events in British history vividly to life.

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Tracy Borman: The King's Witch£9.00
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