ANLABY CHURCH East Yorkshire

Anlaby is a village about 4 miles west of Hull.
(grid reference TA 033289  -  postcode

Anlaby was held by the Mortimers of Wigmore probably from 1075. It passed through Ralph Mortimer's daughter to the Vescy family in the twelfth century. The current red brick church was built in 1865 and enlarged in 1885.

Anlaby

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR QUIZ
Open to non-members - to access the quiz click here

OUR NEXT EVENT

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Interested non-members should email secretary@mortimerhistorysociety.org.uk for access details

OTHER FORTHCOMING EVENTS
At present our events are being held via Zoom. But we'll get back to normal as soon as we can.

Saturday 27th March 2021
Discovering 1461 - The Battle of Mortimers Cross: a community archaeological project
Our Annual General Meeting will be followed by a talk by Gary Ball, the project's Programme Director.

Saturday 15th May 2021
Mayhem, Murder and Marriage: The Mortimers and the Welsh Princes
Held over from 2020 our Spring Conference will examine the relationship between the Mortimers and the native Welsh Princes, and will be held in partnership with the Radnorshire Society. The Speakers are Dr Euryn Roberts, Dr David Stephenson, Dr Rhun Emlyn, Philip Hume, Dr Sophie Ambler and Prof. Gruffyd Aled Williams.

Saturday 22nd June 2021
Annual Summer Lecture: Perceptions of the Past in the March of Wales
Huw Pryce, Professor of Welsh History at Bangor University explores what is known about the medieval writers of Welsh histories and chronicles, and the reasons why they made their records. 

Saturday 2nd Octoober 2021
'The Murder of Evesham, for battle it was none'
The 2nd Barons' War and the Battle of Evesham (1258-66)
Our first joint conference with the Simon de Montfort Society and the Vale of Evesham Historical Society will include presentations by Prof. David Carpenter on Henry III; Dr Sophie Ambler on Simon de Montfort; Dr Andy King on Roger Mortimer (d1282), Prof. Louise Wilkinson on Eleanor de Montfort and Dr Andrew Spencer on the Lord Edward. Each speaker is being asked to talk about the 2nd barons' war from the perspective of "their" individual. 

A Pre-Publication Offer for MHS members

The Central and North Marches by Philip Hume
Due in the New Year, the eagerly-awaited first book in a series of three groundbreaking volumes by MHS members on the history of the Marcher Lordships
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DIVERSIONS DURING LOCKDOWN
Here are some things you might like to do during lockdown 

QUIZZES
Quiz 1 - Name that Castle - link
Quiz 2 - Medieval, Mortimers and Marches - link

WATCH LECTURES
Interesting lectures from some of our events are available to watch online - link

READ ARTICLES
There is a varied collection of articles on the website - link

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