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About the Library
Worcester Cathedral Library and Archive Blog
Worcester Cathedral Library contains nearly 300 medieval manuscripts, 5500 printed books, and 20,000 archival documents. The aim of this blog is to open up the fascinating collection of a Medieval English Cathedral to the wider world.
History of Britain
Two British Saints and Pilgrimages to Canterbury and Purgatory
“Oh make me thus imperfectly happy …that when my time shall be no more, I may be perfectly happy with Thee” (Joseph Hall “Occasional meditations; On the varietie of thoughts” 1634 (1))
Why the Royalist force lost the Battle of Worcester of 1651
A Royal holiday – King George III’s Visit to Worcester
Edward the Confessor: A Visitor to Worcester?
The Charms and Tribulations of Edward IV in Raymond’s ‘History of England’
Scouring the Scrapbooks: Worcester Life in 1916-17
Camden’s Britannia: The Sonnet-worthy Guide to Britain
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