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VIRTUAL: Lecture: Ireland and the French Connection

Title:VIRTUAL: Lecture: Ireland and the French Connection
Date & Time:Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:Relations between Ireland and France date back to the fifth century, when the first apostle to the Irish (not St. Patrick!) was sent to Ireland from Gaul, but from the seventeenth century on, Ireland was a frequent battleground between France and her great rival, England. Historian Jennifer Paxton explores how Ireland played a crucial role in French power politics in the ages of Louis XIV and Napoleon, and how Irish exiles in their turn contributed to the building of modern France.
Guests will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link, Meeting ID, and password by noon on Friday, March 12. Ticket sales will close at 4 p.m. March 15.
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Fees:$6
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Lecture, Lyceum, Museums, Sister Cities


For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/34857
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