Audio from Chalke Valley History Festival 2018.
John Aubrey was one of the best-connected scholars and antiquaries in the great decades of the British scientific revolution. A Broad Chalke resident, he was renowned as one of the fathers of English archaeology for his work at Stonehenge and Avebury. Dr William Poole, co-editor of Aubrey’s complete correspondences, provides an expert guide to his many diverse achievements as an all-round virtuoso.