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At odds with the Alters – The restoration of the Alters in the 1630s told through Lyddington Church

The small village of Lyddington sits in the heart of Rutland, England’s smallest county, and is abundant in character and heritage. Amidst the attractive houses, many built using the distinctive reddish ironstone which has lead to Rutland often being compared with the Cotswolds, is the locally renowned Bede House, as well as the parish church of StContinue reading “At odds with the Alters – The restoration of the Alters in the 1630s told through Lyddington Church”

The Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493

Cross an encyclopaedia with a richly hand-illustrated picture book and you will have something which resembles the format of a defining work completed in 1493, apart from the fact that this Chronicle was also one of the most ambitious literary undertaking of the pre-modern age. A landmark in the history of publication, The Nuremberg ChronicleContinue reading “The Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493”

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