• Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2023
  • Time:
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Branch: Sooke
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Sooke Region Lifelong Learning is a volunteer organization offering educational programs and workshops for older adults in the Sooke region. Based on the Elder College model, we provide stimulating and enjoyable learning environments which address the unique and diverse interests of participants.

Program Leader: Kitty Elton

Program description: Learn about the strange and miraculous case of Anne Green and how she survived her own hanging and became a seventeenth-century icon. The fact that twenty-two-year-old Anne Green survived her public hanging in the yard of Oxford Castle in December 1650 is notable enough that the young servant girl’s biography is catalogued alongside those of monarchs and poets in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, but Anne Green’s story is perhaps equally remarkable for what it reveals about the dynamics of English social power hierarchies during the radical political instability of the middle years of the seventeenth century just two years after the execution of King Charles 1 in 1649.

Number of sessions: 1

Dates and time of session: Tuesday, November 28 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm.

Program Location: Sooke Library Multipurpose Room (in-person only).

To register, please make your request to Sooke Region Lifelong Learning by email: sookeregionlifelonglearning@gmail.com