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Immerse yourself in the story of the Mayflower, from the ship's build, to her voyage to the Americas in 1620.

Wednesday 16th September 2020
18:00-19:00
Online event
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Join us for this virtual lecture with Solent’s Jonathan Ridley as he discusses the Mayflower and Speedwell and their crossing, which departed from Southampton in 1620.

Sitting in a place in a timeline between the Mary Rose and the development of larger, more powerful ships for the start of global trade, the Mayflower sailed at a time of great change for shipping.

Join Jonathan as he draws upon evidence discussing the ship's size, performance, the voyage itself, and how to find North America without a GPS! After this short lecture, there will be an opportunity to ask Jonathan any questions you may have.

Please email engagement@solent.ac.uk if you have any questions. Joining instructions will be sent prior to this event.

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