Bridgerton’s real Black history

Saturday 28 August 2021

Revealing the numerous real Black history references in the hit Netflix series, set in 1800’s England, with proof ,references and photos

 

Bridgerton is a big hit on Netflix with its scandal, wealth, period costumes and plentiful Black cast. Many are asking if there is any truth to the characters or situations. Fact is often stranger than fiction and in this multi-media presentation we will show and prove:

  • The several real ‘Simon Duke of Hastings’ in 1700s and 1800s England
  • Actual famous Black boxers of the 19th century
  • Rich Black men and their English country estates
  • Black Queens and Princesses that actually existed in the 19th and 20th century
  • A real Black heiress and the mansion where she lived in London
  • White aristocracy and their Black lovers from the 1700s to World War 2
  • Hidden African history in European buildings and weddings
  • Numerous Black composers and their beautiful classical music
  • Actual African royal families in Africa compared to their European counterparts

This is an online event at 6pm UK/GMT using Zoom please check your JUNK MAIL for confirmation email and link . Look out for our new book ‘Black History Walks in London Volume 1 from Jacaranda Books’

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