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Christ Church Upper Library study day on Saturday 20 April.
2 Apr 2024
The House
Christ Church MS 540
Christ Church MS 540

Join leading historians as they discuss Christ Church MS 540 – the 1632 Book of Common Prayer containing annotations from King Charles I and Archbishop William Laud – which has recently been restored and conserved by the National Manuscripts Conservation.

The study day will take place on Saturday 20 April in the Upper Library. Contributors include Professor Richard Cust, Professor Ken Fincham, Professor William Whyte and Christ Church’s Professor Sarah Mortimer who will discuss the significance of Christ Church MS 540, showing its place in the wider story of the Civil Wars and the development of a distinctive religious identity that would become Anglicanism.

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