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Between Triumph and Disaster: French Royal Funerals from Louis XIV to Louis XVIII

Date / time: 18:30 Wednesday 10th February 2021
Location: Online
Dr. Philip Mansel (www.philipmansel.com) is the author of fourteen books on France and the Middle East, including histories of Constantinople and nineteenth century Paris. He is President of the Scientific Committee of the Research Centre of the Chateau de Versailles and a Fellow of the Institute of Historical Research, London. In 2012 he won the London Library Life in Literature award and in 2019 the Franco-British Book Prize. In 1995 he was a co-founder of the Society for Court Studies.
Price: £5.00

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Final Journey: Funeral Trains

Date / time: 18:30 Wednesday 17th March 2021
Location: Online
Nicolas’s book on funeral trains, published in October 2020, focussed on the trains and the transport of coffins by train in the UK from 1840 to the present day. Visually rich the talk looks at the links between the cemeteries and railways including the Necropolis service to Brookwood. Of particular interest to MMT members Nicolas will include some burials in mausolea and the train for the reburial of the Price Imperial at Farnborough Abbey
Price: £5.00

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The origins and sources of the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore

Date / time: 18:30 Wednesday 7th April 2021
Location: Online
Michael Hall examines the reasons why Queen Victoria commissioned a mausoleum for herself and Prince Albert in 1862 and traces the building's sources in the royal and aristocratic mausolea in Germany, France and Britain that were known to the Queen. Michael Hall is Editor of the Burlington Magazine. His history of the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore will be published by the Royal Collection in 2021.
Price: £5.00

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