Event — Benjamin Franklin House, London

Benjamin Franklin in London: From British Royalist to American Revolutionary

Annual Symposium in association with the Eccles Centre

Where: The British Library Conference Centre

96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, United Kingdom

When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm

Details: George Goodwin, our Author in Residence, explores Franklin’s life in the heaving  metropolis of 18thcentury London, his friendship Joseph Priestley and Francis Dashwood, his political cooperation with Prime Ministers William Pitt the Elder and the Marquess of Rockingham, and his final antagonism with “mangling ministers”.

Cost: Booking from 1 Sept via the British Library: 01937546546 and www.bl.uk