Ed Fox is coming back to the St Nicholas Priory to explore the tumultuous times of change known as the Commotion Time. In this talk, Dr. Fox will talk about his new book The Commotion Time: Tudor Rebellions of 1549 and how, in that year, the commons of Devon and Cornwall rose up in opposition to the new English-language Book of Common Prayer, and against the government’s new tax on sheep.
Dr. E.T. Fox is a Devon historian with a particular interest in the Tudor West Country and the Western Rebellion of 1549. He was awarded his MA and PhD by the University of Exeter and is the author of The Commotion Time: Tudor Rebellions of 1549.