Gresham 500th! Free Tudor festival of lectures in 2019, including John Guy lecture
Gresham College is celebrating the 500th anniversary of their founder’s birth next year with a Tudor Festival of lectures (see below) and the historian John Guy will be publishing a book about Sir Thomas Gresham and giving a lecture. Most of their lectures are free on a first-come, first-served basis but his will be free with reservations from April 18th.
Visit https://www.gresham.ac.uk/series/gresham-500-celebrations/ for more details
Sir Thomas was a nephew of Sir John Gresham, alderman and lord mayor of London, who was granted the former Merton Priory estate called West Barnes in Merton in 1545.