Studies in Art

Please note: this event has now passed

Henry VIII’s flagship and the pride of the English ‘Navy Royal’, the Mary Rose, sank during the Battle of the Solent on the 19 July 1545. This series of lectures will provide an historical context for the Mary Rose, covering the nature of naval warfare and life at sea in the sixteenth century, the raising and conservation of the ship and its artifacts and the role of scientific research.

10.30am
The Army-by-Sea and the Mary Rose: The Origins of the Royal Navy
Ian Friel, F.S.A., Writer and Historian

12.00noon
The Mary Rose: ‘when their world ended  our story began’
Trevor Sapey, The Mary Rose Trust

1.00pm
Lunch

2.00pm
‘Were there Welsh archers on board and what did they look like?’
Dr Sarah Forbes-Robertson, The School of Engineering, University of Swansea

Click here for full details of the related visit to The Mary Rose on 16 October 2013

Lecture venue
The Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, London W1

Course Organiser
Sarah Bowles