Library & Archives Show and Tell: ‘Rosa Medicinae’ on Display

Tuesday 22nd September 2020 at 11:00

Rosa Medicinae (Rose of Medicine), a wonderfully detailed look at diseases and medicine written in 1313.

One of the greatest medieval English physicians, John of Gaddesden, wrote his most famous book, Rosa Medicinae (Rose of Medicine) in 1313. He is even mentioned by Geoffrey Chaucer in the Canterbury Tales.

For one day only…

Usually kept in Exeter Cathedral Library & Archives, this remarkable document will be brought into the Cathedral for one day only, on Tuesday 22 September, for a rare chance viewing with an introductory talk.

Admission included with £5 Cathedral entrance fee.

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