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Inscriptions revealed in Anne Boleyn's prayerbook

MA student Kate McCaffrey shares the story behind her historical discovery

MEMS in the spotlight

Dr Emily Guerry to be seen on Netflix, on the series ‘Mysteries of Faith’.

Kent to host major international congress

Kent will play host to the 17th International Congress of Medieval Canon Law

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“We have a really great time”

PhD student Anna Hegland talks about the close-knit MEMS community and her research on revenge drama

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European facsimile copy of a Maghribi Qur’an, 17th century, Switzerland
Picture by Universitätsbibliothek Kassel, Landesbibliothek und Murhardsche Bibliothek der Stadt Kassel Ms Orient 4, fol. 119r.

The lost Common Library of London’s Guildhall

Dr Ryan Perry's research uncovers an extraordinary resource for religious education.

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