On Monday, October 26th Dr Richard Rex of the University of Cambridge will deliver a lecture on John Fisher (c.1469–1535), bishop of Rochester, cardinal, and subsequent martyr. The paper is entitled “Wolf Hall: Saints John Fisher in Fiction and History”.
It will take place at 7.00p.m in Lecture Theatre OG-GO 29, Geography Building, Elmwood Ave, Queen’s University Belfast. All members of the public are welcome to attend and admission is free of charge.
Richard Rex is a Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge, where he is Director of Studies in Theological and Religious Studies. His research interests focus on the interaction between religion, politics, and ideas in early modern England and Europe. His main current project is an exploration of the emergence and impact of the theology and public persona of Martin Luther in the Imperial and European context of the early sixteenth century.