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Dr John Maddicott (University of Oxford): ‘John Prideaux (1578-1650): A Scholar at Large’

January 24 at 17:00 18:30

John Prideaux was Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford from 1615 to 1642, a highly successful head of his Oxford college, bishop of Worcester during the Civil War, and one of Europe’s leading scholars. John Maddicott will assess his role in the ecclesiastical politics of his day against the broader background of his social ascent, character and ambitions.

In association with the University of London research seminar on the Religious History of Britain, 1500-1800.

All are welcome, but those wishing to attend should book a free ticket on Eventbrite or email archives@churchofengland.org not later than 20th January.

Please note that tickets must be booked individually and we need each attendee’s name for security purposes.

This event takes place in the Bancroft Room, Lambeth Palace Library (new building, entrance on Lambeth Palace Road). Please arrive 10 minutes before the advertised start time to allow time to take the lift to the top.


Lambeth Palace Library

Lambeth Palace Road
London, SE1 7JT
020 7898 1400
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