Death in the Afternoon – A fatal duel
Diving Museum, No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU
Hear the story of the last fatal duel between Englishmen on English soil!
In 1854 Captain James Alexander Seton of the 11th Hussars in Gosport was challenged to a duel by Lieutenant Henry Hawkey of the Royal Marines. Why did it happen? Where was the duel held? What was the outcome? Get answers to these questions and more in this fascinating talk about this event in Gosport’s history.
Duration approx. 90 mins
- Thursday 13 September: 1100
- Friday 14 September: 1100
Book on line
Booking opens 18 August at 1000
The museum is next to a large car park, public toilets are available immediately adjacent and there is a popular cafe next to the car park