Talks List

Below is a list of talks in NORAH’s Talks and Speakers Register. The NORAH Talks List has been arranged by subject and by place. Once you have found a title which is of interest, make a note of the talk reference number and click on the link to complete a Talk Request Form. This will allow NORAH to liaise with you and the speaker in order to finalise the booking. You can find more about the Speakers on the Speakers List.

Titles by Subject
Norfolk and the Hundred Years’ War

‘A Real Frontier and a Strong Town for War’: Great Yarmouth and the Hundred Years’ War, by Dr John Alban (ref. 001) – Request Talk

Norfolk and the Defence of the Coasts in the Fourteenth Century, by Dr John Alban (ref. 002) – Request Talk

Norfolk in the Invasion Crisis of 1385-6, by Dr John Alban (ref. 003) – Request Talk

Sir William de Berdewell and the Earl of Arundel’s Naval Campaign of 1388, by Dr John Alban (ref. 004) – Request Talk

The Agincourt Campaign and East Anglia, by Dr John Alban (ref. 005) – Request Talk

The Last Will of Hamon Le Strange, a Norfolk Combatant at Agincourt, by Dr John Alban (ref. 006) – Request Talk

A Danish Knight in Fifteenth-Century Norfolk: Sir Andrew Ogard, by Dr John Alban (ref. 007) – Request Talk

From Ashwellthorpe to Bosworth: a Yorkist Soldier from Norfolk, by Dr John Alban (ref. 008) – Request Talk

Norfolk’s Archival Legacy

Medieval Treasures in Norfolk’s Archives, by Dr John Alban (ref. 009) – Request Talk

Norfolk: the Place. The Archival Element, by Dr John Alban (ref. 010) – Request Talk

A Fifteenth-Century Paston Letter in the Norfolk Record Office, by Dr John Alban (ref. 011) – Request Talk

Sources in the Norfolk Record Office which relate to the History of Norfolk and the Low Countries, by Dr John Alban (ref. 012) – Request Talk

The Pedigree Roll of the Tylney Family, 1694, by Dr John Alban (ref. 013) – Request Talk

The ‘Norfolk Record Office Trilogy’, comprising three lectures, all by Dr John Alban, on:
1. The Gildengate Years (ref. 015) – Request Talk
2. The Archive Centre (ref. 016) – Request Talk
3. Archival Inspirations: the Road to The Archive Centre (ref. 017) – Request Talk

Place Specific Talks

From Ashwellthorpe to Bosworth: a Yorkist Soldier from Norfolk, by Dr John Alban (ref. 008) – Request Talk

‘A Real Frontier and a Strong Town for War’: Great Yarmouth and the Hundred Years’ War, by Dr John Alban (ref. 001) – Request Talk

Norwich: People and Places

The Material Culture of Reformation in Norwich and Beyond, by Victor Morgan (ref. 028) – Request Talk

Norwich’s Two `Portrait Galleries’: Paintings and Monuments (this can be done as a `talk and walk’), by Victor Morgan (ref. 029) – Request Talk

On the Streets in Early-modern Norwich: Dispelling the Myths and Revealing the Realities on Elm Hill, c.1500-1700, by Victor Morgan (ref. 030) – Request Talk

The Pettuses: A Tudor-Stuart Norwich Merchant Family on the Up and on the Out, by Victor Morgan (ref. 031) – Request Talk

A new Type of Parish History? Reading the Meaning of Things c.1400-1600 – the Example of St. Martin-at-Palace Plain, Norwich, by Victor Morgan (ref. 032) – Request Talk

The Guild Feast in Norwich, c.1560-1730, or, How They Ate Their Values – and you may Eat Your Hat, by Victor Morgan (ref. 033) – Request Talk

Processions and Rituals in late Medieval and Early Modern Norwich, by Victor Morgan (ref. 034) – Request Talk

Robert Toppes – Medieval Mercer: Builder and Owner of Dragon Hall, by Richard Matthew (ref. 040) – Request Talk

Dragon Hall – a Thousand Years of History, by Richard Matthew (ref. 041) – Request Talk

The Residents of the Dragon Hall building 1841 to 1911, by Richard Matthew (ref. 042) – Request Talk

The Story of the Norwich Guildhall, by Richard Matthew (ref. 043) – Request Talk

Norfolk: People and Places

Nathaniel Bacon of Stiffkey: the Magistrate & the Man, by Victor Morgan (ref. 035) – Request Talk

Sexual Harassment c.1600: Some Qualitative Evidence from North Norfolk, by Victor Morgan (ref. 036) – Request Talk

Avoiding the Courts – A Lesson for Today? Arbitration, Mediation and Reconciliation in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Norfolk, by Victor Morgan (ref. 037) – Request Talk

The Seventeenth Century Pastons of Oxnead and their Treasure House, by Victor Morgan (ref. 038) – Request Talk

A Tale of Two Houses: the Pastons and Oxnead; the Hobarts and Blickling, by Victor Morgan (ref. 039) – Request Talk