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Julie Flavell with The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain’s Wars for America

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Julie Flavell with The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain’s Wars for America

December 2 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Cost: Free

Many historians have documented the lives and exploits of Howe men including Richard Admiral Lord Howe and his younger brother British General Sir William Howe, victor in the Battle of Bunker Hill. But few have measured the influence of the Howe women including sister Caroline Howe, a friend of Benjamin Franklin, and her savvy aunt Mary Herbert Countess Pembroke. Drawn from letters and correspondence, The Howe Dynasty sheds new light one of one of England’s most famous military families and forces us to reimagine the Revolutionary War. Don’t miss hearing about this unique and riveting narrative work and Julie Flavell’s discussion with the celebrated historian Mary Beth Norton.

Details

Date:
December 2
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://hubs.americanancestors.org/julie-flavell-howe-dynasty

Organizer

American Ancestors / NEHGS
Phone:
617-226-1226
Email:
education@nehgs.org
Website:
https://www.americanancestors.org/education/events-and-programs

Venue

online
No Address
Boston, 02116
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Phone:
617-226-1226
Website:
AmericanAncestors.org

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