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Marc Fitch Lecture 2012
The Institute of Historical Research, which has managed the VCH project since 1933, devoted the annual Marc Fitch lecture to the Diamond Jubilee celebration. The lecture was given by Dr David Starkey and was entitled ‘“Head of Our Morality”: why the modern British monarchy matters’.
The lecture is now available as a podcast. To listen click here.
Dr Starkey has also guest-curated the National Maritime Museum's Jubliee exhibition, "Royal River: Power, Pageantry & The Thames"
Image: Official portrait of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh taken in the Centre Room at Buckingham Palace in December 2011