Naseby Conference at Leicester

New Approaches to the Battle of Naseby
A day conference organised by the Centre for English Local History
University of Leicester
Kelmarsh Hall
Sunday 29 June 2008

09.30 – 09.50 Registration and Coffee

9.50 – 10.00 Dr Andrew Hopper (Leicester) Welcome

10.00 – 11.00 Prof. Martyn Bennett (Nottingham Trent), ‘ “…None are to share with Him”: Cromwell, Naseby and God’

11.00 – 12.00 Dr Jason Peacey (UCL), ‘Opening the King’s Cabinet: Propaganda and Public Opinion after Naseby’

12.00 – 12.15 Coffee

12.15 – 13.15 Glenn Foard (Project Officer, Battlefields Trust), ‘Recent Advances in Battlefield Archaeology: the Implications for Naseby’

13.15 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 16.30 Martin Marix Evans (Chairman, Naseby Battlefield Project) ‘Battlefield Tour: Interpreting the Landscape of the Battle of Naseby’

16.30 – 17.00 Afternoon Tea

17.00 – 18.00 Closing Lecture: Prof. Ian Gentles (Tyndale University College, Toronto), ‘The Legacy of Naseby’

Conference Details
This conference will investigate the past, present and future of Naseby. It will link the recent successful approaches to the battle by academic historians, archaeologists and landscape analysts, encouraging them to engage with a public audience. It will celebrate and look to build upon the exciting developments made in recent years by the Naseby Battlefield Project:

To register for the day please send your name, address, email and contact details in an envelope marked ‘Naseby Day Conference’ to the Centre for English Local History, no later than 1 June 2008. Please enclose a cheque payable to ‘The University of Leicester’ for £29.50 per person. This will cover admission to Kelmarsh, buffet lunch, refreshments and the battlefield tour. Please bring waterproofs and sturdy footwear in case of poor weather.

Ms Lucy Byrne
Centre for English Local History
Marc Fitch Historical Institute
5 Salisbury Road
Leicester, LE1 7QR

Please send queries to the conference organiser, Dr Andrew Hopper.

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  1. Please reserve me a place at the conference. Can I send you a sterling ceque in late May when I will be back in the UK