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History Talks – The Black Death in Suffolk 1349 to 1500 by Prof Mark Bailey (SOLD OUT)

March 18, 2023 @ 3:30 pm 4:30 pm

Professor Mark Bailey

All tickets for this talk have been sold but you can join a waiting list by contacting info@orfordmuseum.org.uk

The Black Death infected the known world between the late 1330s and early 1350s, and in 1349 killed half the population of Suffolk. Even worse, it returned repeatedly for the next three centuries. This lecture will consider the events of 1349 in Suffolk and the broad consequences for places such as Orford over the next 150 years.

Mark Bailey is the author of After the Black Death, a detailed account of what happened to English society and economy the following 3 decades after the Black Death.

Mark Bailey is a professor of medieval history; he delivered the James Ford lectures at Oxford University in Bailey was formerly a rugby union player, playing seven times in the England national team, and lives in Waldringfield.

Tickets are limited to 60 per talk.
Friends of Orford Museum £12 a talk and non-members £15.
Book three talks £30 (non-members £36), Rover ticket (7 talks) £65 (non-members £75).

To book your place, email info@orfordmuseum.org.uk saying which talks you would like to attend.

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