Professor Carolyne Larrington - "The Medieval World of ‘Game of Thrones"
Friday 11th May at 8.00pm
Memorial Hall, School Lane HP8 4JJ
Carolyne Larrington reveals how the world’s biggest TV series – and the books that inspired them – has surprising parallels in real medieval history, literature and myth.
From the Army of the Dead to Daenerys’s Dragons, George R R Martin’s world has been constructed with a historian’s understanding of real-world politics, belief and power.