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Medieval manuscripts blog

The Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Blog is written by curators in the British Library's Department of History and Classics.

  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly 49 posts per year
  • First post on

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Showing Elizabeth I in a new light
If you have been following the news recently, you may have seen that we've been doing specialist imaging on the draft manuscripts of William Camden's Annals of the Reign of Elizabeth I, with sensational results. …
On , by Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Manuscripts, 57 words
The last day of Constantinople
This year marks the 570th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire, on 29 May 1453. The city at the Bosporus, on the border between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, bridging …
On , by Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Manuscripts, 55 words
Death of the Wolf
Exactly a thousand years ago, on 28 May 1023, Lupus – ‘The Wolf’ – died in York. Lupus was the punning Latin name used by the prolific writer, cleric and royal adviser, Archbishop Wulfstan. At …
On , by Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Manuscripts, 54 words