Wednesday 29th April – “Gods Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England”, Jessie Childs, prize winning local historian on her recent book. Jessie Childs gained a first in history at Oxford in 1999. Her first book, Henry VIII’s Last Victim, the life and times of Henry Howard was critically acclaimed and won the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography in 2007. God’s Traitors is her second book, and has also been widely praised. She was recently described by Charles Spencer in the Sunday Times Magazine as “the best historian we have”. Jessie lives in Hammersmith with her husband and two daughters.

All lectures will take place in St Saviour’s Church, Cobbold Road. W12 9LN, 8.00-9.00pm.Refreshments will be available from 7.40pm. Donations welcome.  

Space is limited, so in order to guarantee yourself a seat for any of the lectures please telephone Alyson on 0208 740 5688 or email her on: All our eminent speakers are giving their time free to support The Upper Room. Please come and hear what they have to say.