Oxford in the Civil War, 1642-1646

Wednesday 12th January 2022, 8pm
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square.

Stephen BarkerStephen Barker, an independent heritage advisor, looks at Oxford’s role as Royalist capital through the eyes of some of the people who were present, assesses the impact of the war on the city and surrounds and highlights what remains of the defences to this day. He also considers the impact of the tension between town and gown and the extent of the city’s rapid population growth.