Category: Manuscripts

The mystery of the Titanic

Housed in the photographic collections of St George’s Chapel is this photograph of RMS Titanic, under construction at Belfast in August 1911. Built between 1909 and 1911 by the Harland and Wolff shipyard, she was one of three Olympic class ...

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Absent without leave?

Robert Johnson was a Canon of Windsor from 30 July 1572 to 23 July 1625. During this time, he founded two grammar schools and two hospitals in Oakham and Uppingham, Rutland, the two schools later becoming distinguished public  schools,  and ...

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Conservation grant awarded

In December, through the joint efforts of the Capital Development Team and Archives & Chapter Library, the College was awarded a two-year grant totalling £9,000 from the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust towards the preservation of medieval and early modern documents ...

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New learning resource added

A new learning resource on medieval pilgrimage has been added to the existing one on the burial of Henry VIII. These worksheets have been produced using documentary sources for use in the classroom to further explore topics, either following a visit to ...

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The King's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.