George Goodwin, our Author in Residence, explores Franklin’s life in the heaving metropolis of 18th century London, his friendship Joseph Priestley and Francis Dashwood, his political cooperation with Prime Ministers William Pitt the Elder and the Marquess of Rockingham, and his final antagonism with “mangling ministers”.
LOCATION: The British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Booking via the British Library from 1 Sept: 01937546546 and www.bl.uk
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