Thank you so much to Dr Elizabeth Goldring, author of Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist, for letting me know that a blue plaque was unveiled earlier this week in Exeter to mark the fact that the famous Elizabethan painter and miniaturist Nicholas Hilliard was born there circa 1547.
Elizabeth was there to unveil it and you can find out more and see photos of it at…
>On 3rd October at 4pm at the Friends’ Meeting House, Warwick, Elizabeth Goldring, author of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I (which has recently been long-listed for the William M. B. Berger Prize for British Art History) will be talking about about Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art as part of the Autumn Warwick Words Festival.
On 13th May at 7pm, Dr Elizabeth Goldring will be talking about her book Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I at Lord Leycester's Hospital in Warwick, UK.
Historian Dr Elizabeth Goldring, an expert on Robert Dudley from the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick, has recently participated in an interesting interview on BBC radio about some Warwickshire Tudor sites such as Kenilworth Castle. It's only online for just over two more weeks, so don't miss out listening to the recording: