When:
Thursday, Dec 02, 2021 1:00p -
2:00p

Where:
New England HIstoric Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
History

Event website:
https://www.americanancestors.org/events/julie-flavell-howe-dynasty-untold-story-military-family-and-women-behind-britains-wars

Alongside its legendary military men, the women of the Howe family wielded unprecedented – and, until now, unexamined – influence on the British side of the American Revolution.


Many historians have documented the lives and exploits of Howe men including Richard Admiral Lord Howe and his younger brother British General Sir William Howe, victor in the Battle of Bunker Hill. But few have measured the influence of the Howe women including sister Caroline Howe, a friend of Benjamin Franklin, and her savvy aunt Mary Herbert Countess Pembroke. Drawn from letters and correspondence, The Howe Dynasty sheds new light one of one of England’s most famous military families and forces us to reimagine the Revolutionary War. Don’t miss hearing about this unique and riveting narrative work and Julie Flavell’s discussion with the celebrated historian Ma

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02/12/2021 13:00:00 02/12/2021 14:00:00 America/New_York Julie Flavell with The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America Alongside its legendary military men, the women of the Howe family wielded unprecedented – and, until now, unexamined – influence on the British side of the American Revolution. Many historians ... New England HIstoric Genealogical Society, Boston, MA 02116 false DD/MM/YYYY