Anthony Woodville: Sophisticate or Schemer by Danielle Burton – Artist Talk and Book Signing

11/05/2024, 2-4pm

Museum of Making

Silk Mill Lane off Full Street




Museum of Making at Derby Silk has undergone a £18m refurbishment and welcomed its first visitors in May 2021. Derby’s stunning Silk Mill building stands…

Explore Woodville’s fascinating contributions as a knight, accomplished jouster and collaborator with renowned book printer William Caxton.

Discover his pivotal role as the printer’s only enduring patron in England and his role as a translator for Caxton. Burton’s work challenges historical neglect, providing a rich exploration of Woodville’s achievements in military, diplomatic and literary realms.

Join us for a captivating talk featuring author Danielle Burton with a lifelong passion for the Wars of the Roses and a Richard III Society member since the age of 9, Burton brings to light the often-overlooked life of Anthony Woodville in her latest biography. Unveiling a comprehensive reassessment of this key player in the Woodville family, Burton skillfully dispels misconceptions and delves into Woodville’s multifaceted role during one of the most intriguing periods in history.

Suitable for Adults (18+)

Booking essential. Limited places.

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