A photo of Darren Oldridge in the Great Hall at The Commandery. 5 November.


The Commandery
The Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester, WR1 2HU


27 May 2023


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Professor Darren Oldridge: Armies in the Sky: Visions and Wonders in the English Civil War

Saturday 27 May, 2 – 3pm | The Commandery

Supernatural events were reported widely in seventeenth-century England, and politicised during the English Civil War.

In this talk, Professor Darren Oldridge invites you to turn the pages of contemporary books describing strange apparitions, portents and judgements, and visions in the sky.

Darren Oldridge is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Worcester.

£7 for the talk + optional half-price admission to explore The Commandery (entry to The Commandery is free if you have a residents’ or season pass). Plan your visit to The Commandery.


More in the series…

The Devil in Stuart England, Saturday 18 March, 2 – 3pm.

The Royal Martyr in the English Revolution, Saturday 29 April, 2 – 3pm.

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