THE PUTNEY DEBATES 1647

 

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EXHIBITION PAGE

The Putney Debates Exhibition at the

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Putney,  London, England

 

 

Opened October 28th, 2007

on the 360th year anniversary

 

St Mary's Church, Putney (by Putney Bridge)

the site where the Putney Debates were held in 1647.

 

Normal Opening Hours: 

Monday - Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm

 

Please call 020 8788 4414 before visiting as weekly events in the church can cause the exhibition to temporarily close.

THE EXHIBITION INCLUDES

        Extracts from William Clarkeís transcripts of the Debates and how the manuscript came to be found in Worcester College Oxford by former keeper Lesley le Claire

        Protagonists in the Debates, including firebrand preacher Hugh Peters who preached locally

        Putney in the 17th century plus many images of the area by Wandsworth Historical Society (WHS) including 1636 map by Nicholas Lane

        The Church in the 17th century Oxford historian William Whyte

        The Debates, Democracy and Civil Rights: Geoffrey Robertson QC

        An audio narrative extracts from the Debates and audio description

        A video introduced by Tristram Hunt with interviews with leading politicians and historians

 

Cafe@St Mary's 

open 7 days a week

Fine homemade food, wines and 

best coffee in town

 

 

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