Archbishop Edward Vernon-Harcourt – book launch and talk

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17/02/2024 11:00 - 12:30
Sudbury Gasworks
Address: School Lane, Sudbury, Derbyshire DE6 5HZ

Tony Vernon-Harcourt, eleventh Lord Vernon, will be speaking about his great-great-great-grandfather, Archbishop Edward Vernon-Harcourt. whose new biography will be on sale at the talk (no obligation to buy).

Edward Venables Vernon-Harcourt was the third surviving son of the first Lord Vernon and his third wife Martha Harcourt.  Born in Sudbury Hall in October 1757, he chose a career in the Church, serving as Rector of Sudbury 1782–1803 and Archbishop of York 1807–1847

Coffee available from 10.30 am. Light refreshments and a glass of wine will follow the talk (about 50 minutes).

Admission free, tickets not required, but it would be helpful if you would say if you are coming, so that sufficient refreshments will be available: email


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