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Heresy

After Joan of Arc was captured by the Duke of Burgundy in the year 1430, the English church planned to execute her on charges of witchcraft. Under an old English law, however, virgins could not be charged with witchcraft. She was instead convicted of heresy.

Olaudah Equiano

Date: April, 22nd 2014 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre