Examining Becket

Reflections on the Thomas Becket Study Day, 7th June 2017, Canterbury Cathedral There could scarcely be a more appropriate setting for a study day on the theme of Thomas Becket than Canterbury Cathedral, the location of the archbishop’s martyrdom nearly 850 years ago on the 29th December 1170. In the Cathedral Library and Archives, justContinue reading “Examining Becket”

Lecture Series: The Giant Bibles of Twelfth-Century England (London, October – November 2014)

Lecture Series: 2014 Panuzzi Lectures at The British Library The Giant Bibles of Twelfth-Century England London, The British Library, October – November 2014 A series of three lectures by Christopher de Hamel, Donnelley Fellow Librarian of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The great Latin Bibles, in huge multiple volumes, are by far the largest and most spectacularContinue reading “Lecture Series: The Giant Bibles of Twelfth-Century England (London, October – November 2014)”

Conference: English Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library

English Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library London, British Library Conference Centre Monday, 1 December 2014 The British Library is pleased to announce an AMARC conference to celebrate the launch of Lucy Freeman Sandler’s book Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England: The Psalter Hours of Humphrey de Bohun and the Manuscripts of the Bohun Family.  Details areContinue reading “Conference: English Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library”