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Anna Keay

Anna Keay is a writer, historian and curator, with a special interest in 17th-century British history. Keay became Director of Landmark in July 2012, following two years as a Trustee. From 1996 to 2002, she worked as a curator for Historic Royal Palaces. From 2002 until 2012, she was Properties Presentation Director at English Heritage. Keay has published several books, including The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown; The Magnificent Monarch: Charles II and the Ceremonies of Power and The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth. Anna co-wrote Landmark: A History of Britain in 50 Buildings with Landmark’s Historian Caroline Stanford, and has presented several TV documentaries – notably the six-part Channel 4 series about the Landmark Trust Restoring Britain's Landmarks that aired in autumn 2015. She is a Trustee of the Royal Collection Trust, a Governor of Bedales School, a Non-Executive Director of Big Yellow Group PLC and an Ambassador of the Weald & Downland Living Museum. She is also a Visiting Professor at Birmingham City University and has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Letters by the University of East Anglia.


19 Jan | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM | Venue - Hawthornden Foundation MUGHAL TENT

39. The Restless Republic

Anna Keay in conversation with Katherine Rundell

19 Jan | 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM | Venue - Bank of Baroda CHARBAGH

19. Biographers' Ball

Artemis Cooper, Katherine Rundell, Anna Keay and Ruth Harris in conversation with Anita Anand

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