Dominic Selwood will talk about The Knights Templar and Ireland, in aid of the Benevolent Society of St Patrick, for which the Society is very grateful. Dominic is an historian, a barrister, a best-selling author and novelist, and a frequent contributor to national newspapers, radio and television. He is passionate about everything historical, especially medieval. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in recognition of his original research, has a degree in English and French law from Cardiff and Poitiers, a masters in Byzantine and Near-Eastern Christian history from the Sorbonne, and a doctorate in medieval history from New College, Oxford His first book, Knights of the Cloister is a standard university textbook on the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller. His latest book, An Anatomy of a Nation: A History of British Identity in 50 Documents, is an Amazon No 1 bestseller. “An incredible insight into the private lives of people" (THE TIMES) The Benevolent Society of St Patrick was instituted in 1783 to assist Irish people in need living in London. Their need now is as great as it was 239 years ago. Please note that car parking is very limited at the venue.
The Knights Templar and Ireland