WHO WERE THE MORTIMERS?
Warlike, ambitious and powerful, the Mortimers bestrode the medieval stage. Inextricably linked with the great events of their time, their story is the tale of a turbulent England racked with dissension, rebellion and open warfare at home and abroad.

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OUR NEXT EVENT
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Summary of other forthcoming events

Saturday 29th June 2019 - Joint Conference with the Richard III Society
The Mortimer Inheritance: Key to the Yorkist Crown
To be held in St Laurence's Church
Speakers include
Prof. Chris Given-Wilson on how a putative king became an impotent pawn
Dr Ian Mortimer on the Mortimer claim to the throne
Dr Paul Dryburgh on the fall and rise of the Mortimer Earls of March 1330-1360
Matthew Lewis and Dr Joanna Laynesmith on Richard of York, Cecily Neville, Edward IV and Richard III 
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Wednesday 4th September 2019 - Members Only Visit
Wigmore Castle
Hosted by our patrons, John & Carol Challis, this is a rare opportunity for members to see something of what is left of this Augustinian abbey founded in 1179 by Hugh Mortimer. It was the burial place of many of the early Mortimers of Wigmore.
Entry will be by timed pre-booked ticket and tea and cakes are included. More details later.

Saturday 5th October 2019 - Joint Conference with the Friends of Ludlow Museum
The Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll: A Window into Tudor Times
To be held in Ludlow

Saturday 30th November 2019
Lordship and enduring influence: the Mortimers in medieval Ireland
10.00-1.00 in Church Stretton High School. Members £9, non-members £13.