Cathedral treasures

Hidden treasures from the Cathedral’s long history, cared for by the team in the Library and Archives.

Exon Domesday

Exon Domesday

Exon Domesday contains unique information about politics, society, and the landscape of South-West Britain a thousand years ago.

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Medieval wax 'votive offerings'

Medieval wax 'votive offerings'

Rediscovered during repair work to the cathedral following the bomb damage in 1942.

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The Foundation Charter

The Foundation Charter

The original charter recording the foundation of the Cathedral in 1050.

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The Exeter Book

The Exeter Book

A 10th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Cathedral, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.

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Shakespeare's Second Folio

Shakespea­re's Second Folio

The First Folio was published in 1623 ‘according to the true originall copies’, and the Second, incorporating nearly 2,000 alterations, appeared in 1632.

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Exon Domesday

Exon Domesday

Exon Domesday contains unique information about politics, society, and the landscape of South-West Britain a thousand years ago.

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The Exeter Book

The Exeter Book

A 10th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Cathedral, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.

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The Foundation Charter

The Foundation Charter

The original charter recording the foundation of the Cathedral in 1050.

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Shakespeare's Second Folio

Shakespea­re's Second Folio

The First Folio was published in 1623 ‘according to the true originall copies’, and the Second, incorporating nearly 2,000 alterations, appeared in 1632.

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Medieval wax 'votive offerings'

Medieval wax 'votive offerings'

Rediscovered during repair work to the cathedral following the bomb damage in 1942.

FIND OUT MORE
Exon Domesday

Exon Domesday

Exon Domesday contains unique information about politics, society, and the landscape of South-West Britain a thousand years ago.

FIND OUT MORE
The Foundation Charter

The Foundation Charter

The original charter recording the foundation of the Cathedral in 1050.

FIND OUT MORE
Shakespeare's Second Folio

Shakespea­re's Second Folio

The First Folio was published in 1623 ‘according to the true originall copies’, and the Second, incorporating nearly 2,000 alterations, appeared in 1632.

FIND OUT MORE
The Exeter Book

The Exeter Book

A 10th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Cathedral, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.

FIND OUT MORE
Medieval wax 'votive offerings'

Medieval wax 'votive offerings'

Rediscovered during repair work to the cathedral following the bomb damage in 1942.

FIND OUT MORE

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