Read the latest blogs about our Reformation exhibition and season.
Rare books Librarian, Karen Attar, discusses some of the book related context surrounding the English Reformation.
6 Dec 2017
Dr Matt Phillpott discusses John Foxe's Acts and Monuments, a key text in the story of the English Reformation. Senate House Library's copy of the work is currently on display as part of the Reformation season.
13 Nov 2017
Many books on the Reformation are currently on display as part of our latest exhibition season, however, this is not one of their original purposes. Dr John King explores Reformation material, looking at how it is used today alongside how it was originally conceived.
4 Sep 2017
John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs and works by Timothy Bright and John Bale feature in our Reformation exhibition. In this blog post, Dr Mark Rankin, Associate Professor of English at James Madison University, Virginia, discusses an early reader’s annotations preserved within the Senate House Library’s copy of Bright’s abridgement of Foxe’s famous work, with reference to Bale.
14 Aug 2017
Dr Karen Attar, curator of the Reformation exhibition, introduces Senate House Library's upcoming season.
4 May 2017