One of the most famous heroines of Irish literature, whose story was turned into numerous plays in the Irish Revival of the turn of the 20th century. Deirdriu – sometimes called ‘the Irish Helen of Troy’ – is a heroine of great vividness
Turning the spotlight on four amazing Medieval women with strong ties to Lincolnshire. The legendary Lady Godiva, the indomitable Nicholaa de la Haye, heiress Alice de Lacy and Katherine Swynford, the mistress who became a royal duchess. Sharon Bennett Connolly will look at the impact of these women, not only on the history of the county, but also on the history of England.