A lecture on sex and sin in the 17th century comes to Preston


The lecture will be based on documents from the Stuart period

A lecture on sex and sin in 17th century Lancashire comes to Preston.


Renowned historian Dr Alan Crosby will speak at the Preston Historical Society event on Monday February 7 at the Church of George the Martyr in Lune Street.

Alan, who is one of Preston’s most eminent historians, will draw on records of sexual misconduct in Lancashire during the Stuart period.

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A spokesperson for the Preston Historical Society said: ‘Alan is a very popular speaker with our members and other local historical societies.

“We expect a large audience, who will no doubt be delightfully entertained and knowledgeable during the conference.”

Non-members are welcome at the event. Payment at the door is available but to ensure you have a seat, tickets can be reserved for £3.83 on Eventbrite.

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