Essex Book Festival 2018 | Maharajah Duleep: Sovereign, Squire & Rebel

Talk by historian Peter Bance

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A talk by Sikh author and historian Peter Bance, charting the fascinating journey of Maharajah Duleep Singh, from his time on the golden throne of the Punjab at the age of five, the Sikh Wars against the British Empire, the surrender of the famed Koh-i-Noor diamond and his removal of power, to his exile to Britain and eventual stand against the establishment.

Suitable for ages 14+.

This event is part of Essex Book Festival 2018. To find out more about Essex Book Festival 2018 @EssexBookFest