This is a live online event. Bookers will be sent a link shortly before it starts.
Please come to my online presentation on the murder of Mary Ashford in 1817 on 8 December 2020 at 7pm. I will be exploring the rape culture of the 18th and early 19th century through the notorious case of Mary Ashford whose death in Erdington, near Birmingham because a cause célèbre.
Local gentlemen were so outraged that the man accused of her rape and murder was acquitted that they funded a second trial. So why did they also blame Mary for her own death? 200 years on, has anything really changed for women in the #metoo era?
How to book: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Tuesday 8 December 2020, 7pm
A Vauxhall History/Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library event