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The Kingdom of Man and the Isles 1000-1300AD

Published: 11 January 2013

A free academic seminar in Douglas, Isle of Man will uncover recent research to unveil the Forgotten Kingdom.

The event, organised by Manx National Heritage, co-incides with an exhibition featuring six of the Lewis Chessmen and the return of the Chronicles of the Kings of Man and the Isles, which runs until 9 March. The seminar will be held in the Manx Museum Lecture Theatre on Saturday 19 January 2013, from 11.30am to 1pm.

Sir David Wilson will present "The Lost Centuries - Man, Scandinavia and Ireland" considering archaeological artefacts, dating from the 11th and 12th centuries, and Dr Peter Davey will explore the kingdom's international relations, particularly from the mid-12th to the end of the 13th century. Manx National Heritage Curator of Field Archaeology, Andrew Johnson, will talk about "Lost Kingdoms, Lost Landscapes" and reveal the results of recent upland survey work.

Tickets for this free seminar are available from the Manx Museum Gallery Shop.  For further information contact AntheaYoung, Education Services Officer, Manx National Heritage. anthea.young@mmnh.gov.im

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