What do we know about the men who signed the Declaration of Arbroath 700 years ago?
Who were they and what are their stories?
Discover the story of the Declaration’s signatories, in this brand-new online event at 7pm (GMT) on 6 April, the 701st anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath.
New research on the signatories of the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath. A one-hour session featuring:
• Lord Charles Bruce, descendant of Robert the Bruce
• Dr Matthew Hammond, co-creator of the People of Medieval Scotland database
• Katie Illingworth, independent researcher and secondary school teacher
• Fiona Watson, historian & TV presenter
Chaired by: Neil McLennan, author, educator & education manager
This special one-hour panel event will focus on the research behind the book 'Conquered by No One: A People's History of the Scots who made the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320'.
We will hear from four of the book's contributors about the background to Arbroath in 1320 and how they went about researching the signatories of the Declaration of Arbroath.
The presentation will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.