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  • Announcement of Accredited Archive status renewal

    Announcement of Accredited Archive status renewal

    22 March 2017

    It was announced today by the National Archives that Exeter Cathedral’s Library and Archive has retained its prestigious Archive Service Accreditation, first awarded in 2014.

  • Last chance for Somerset 'Domesday' exhibition

    Last chance for Somerset 'Domesday' exhibition

    20 March 2017

    Members of the public have only two weeks to visit a special exhibition at The Museum of Somerset in Taunton before key artefacts are returned to Exeter Cathedral.

  • BLOG: Reading Runes in the Exeter Book Riddles

    BLOG: Reading Runes in the Exeter Book Riddles

    03 March 2017

    Riddles and runes go together, at least in some of those found in the medieval codex known as the Exeter Book of Old English poetry (Exeter Cathedral Library MS 3501). Richard Fahey (University of Notre Dame, IN, USA)

  • #ColourOurCollections

    #ColourOurCollections

    09 February 2017

    All this week (6-10 February 2017) libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world are sharing free colouring sheets and books based on materials in their collections. We decided to get involved.

  • Remembering the 100th anniversary of the death of Frank Reginald Froggatt

    Remembering the 100th anniversary of the death of Frank Reginald Froggatt

    03 February 2017

    The 3rd February 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Cathedral choir member Frank Reginald Froggatt. The Cathedral Library & Archives remembers Froggatt and his fellow members of the choir who saw active service in the First World War.

  • Discovering William the Conqueror’s Somerset

    Discovering William the Conqueror’s Somerset

    03 February 2017

    A unique document from the age of William the Conqueror is on display at The Museum of Somerset in Taunton during February and March.

  • National Poetry Day 2016

    National Poetry Day 2016

    06 October 2016

    "Sir Richard Blackmore (1654–1729): A good physician and a mediocre poet"

  • National Rum Day

    National Rum Day

    15 August 2016

    Our friends in the US are marking #NationalRumDay on 16th August. We're been busy looking in the Library and Archive for rum-themed inspiration.

  • Exeter Book granted UNESCO status for its ‘outstanding significance’ to British history

    Exeter Book granted UNESCO status for its ‘outstanding significance’ to British history

    21 June 2016

    The Exeter Book, one of Exeter Cathedral’s greatest treasures, has been granted UNESCO Memory of the World status, signalling its ‘outstanding significance’ to British and world history. The award will be presented on 21st June at the Senedd, the National Assembly building for Wales, in Cardiff.

  • Imprint

    Imprint

    22 May 2016

    A Forensic and Historical Investigation of Fingerprints on Medieval Seals.

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