The Exeter Book: A free lecture at the Chapter House

Mary Youlden
Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 10:12am

Join Peter Thomas, Cathedral librarian, as he explores and explains the importance of this unique treasure held by the Cathedral Library.

Originally owned by Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter, The Exeter Book is a rare literary survivor from the 10th @century.  It consists of beautiful Anglo-Saxon poetry and riddles and provides a unique insight into our national past.


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Chapter House, Exeter

Event Date

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 2:15pm