Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: Wollaton Hall

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Wives, Widows and Wimples

May 4th, 2010 at 11:05

The story of Silence, a girl brought up as a boy; the imprisonment of Elizabeth Swillington, mistreated to get her to sign over her inheritance; John Gower’s poem ‘TraitiĆ©…pour essampler les amantz marietz’, praising fidelity in marriage; devotional literature presented as a moral alternative to tales of knights and their quests; controversy over women dressing [...]

‘Saints, Sinners and Story Tellers’ exhibition opens soon

April 9th, 2010 at 11:04

Saints, Sinners and Story Tellers Medieval Wollaton Manuscripts at the University of Nottingham This new exhibition opens on Friday 30 April 2010 and continues in the Weston Gallery at the Lakeside Arts Centre on University Park until Sunday 1 August 2010. It features a local collection of manuscript volumes which offer an extraordinarily rich perspective [...]