James Daybell & Sam Willis – Histories of the Unexpected


March 23, 2019

10 am

James Daybell is Professor of Early Modern British History at the University of Plymouth and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is author of numerous books including Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England. He will co-present Histories of the Unexpected, based on the extraordinarily popular history podcast, with Dr Sam Willis.

Dr Sam Willis is an award-winning historian, archaeologist and broadcaster whose work takes him on adventures all over the world. He has made 12 television series for the BBC and National Geographic, including The Silk Road and his most recent, Invasion! in which he reveals the true story of invasion in Britain over the last few thousand years. He has also published 14 books, most recently The Struggle for Sea Power: The Royal Navy vs the World, 1775-1782. 

Histories of the Unexpected not only offers a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveals the everyday world around us as never before.

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