Essex Book Festival 2018 | Maharajah Duleep: Sovereign, Squire & Rebel
Talk by historian Peter Bance
20 March 2018 7:30pm
FREE, no booking required.
A talk by Sikh author and historian Peter Bance, charting the fascinating journey of Maharajah Duleep Singh, from his time on the golden throne of the Punjab at the age of five, the Sikh Wars against the British Empire, the surrender of the famed Koh-i-Noor diamond and his removal of power, to his exile to Britain and eventual stand against the establishment.
Suitable for ages 14+.