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News and events in 2019

17 January, 2–3pm ‘Traded for Tobacco’, free talk at Guildhall Library, London EC2V 7HH.
7 March, 1.30–2.30pm ‘The Jamestown Brides’, Lichfield Festival, The George Hotel, Bird Street, Lichfield, WS13 6PR.
23 March ‘The Jamestown Brides’, Southwark Cathedral Library, for ‘Stories of Women 2019’, a day of talks exploring women’s history.
2 & 9 April, 10.30–12.00 ‘The Jamestown Brides: The Untold Story of England’s ‘maids for Virginia’, Essex History Group, Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT.
May/June 2019 US publication of The Jamestown Brides by Oxford University Press.
20 June, 7pm ‘England’s Bartered Brides: Building New Lives in Early Jamestown’, talk at Jamestown Settlement, 2110 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185.
25 June ‘The Jamestown Brides: The Story of the Virginia Company’s Trade in Young English Wives’, Virginia Historical Society, 428 N Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220.
July 2019 UK paperback publication of The Jamestown Brides: The Bartered Wives of the New World, £9.99.
10 September
‘Traded for Tobacco: The Bartered Wives of the New World’, talk at Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square, Barking, IG11 9SN,
16 September
Talk at dinner for members of the Thackeray Society, Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, London SW1 5EW.
28 September
Talk for Friends of the Pepys Library and the Historic Collections of Magdalene College, Cambridge, CB3 0AG.
4 November
‘The Jamestown Brides: The Bartered Wives of the New World’, talk for Bridport Literary Festival, Bull Ballroom, 34 East Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3LF.

News and events in 2018

Invited by the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) to join its network of Archaeology Ambassadors aimed at helping people engage with their heritage.

10 October to 12 December Wednesdays at the British Library as a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow
11 October UK publication of The Jamestown Brides
16 November ‘Maydes and roses’, 30-minute interview for Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand,
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