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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

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IMEMS Postgraduate Workshop on Early Printed Books

22nd November 2016, 10:00, Palace Green Library, Professor Anne T. Thayer (Lancaster Theological Seminary)

Professor Anne T. Thayer (Lancaster Theological Seminary) was an IMEMS Library Fellow during Summer 2015, during which time she worked on ‘The marginalia of Dr. Thomas Swalwell, monk of Durham (1483-1539)’.

Prof. Thayer will be returning to Durham later this month to give a lecture: ‘A Monk’s Books: Windows on Religious Life in Early 16th-Century England’. Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 6pm-7.15pm, Exhibition Hall, Ushaw College. During her visit, Prof. Thayer has agreed to offer a postgraduate workshop on early printed books, using some of the volumes in the Durham collections annotated by Swalwell over the course of his monastic career.

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