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The prayer roll of Margaret of Anjou, she wolf of France

The following article by Christopher Muttukumaru CB appears in the Jesus College Newsletter (issue 27, Trinity Term 2017). In Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part 3, Margaret of Anjou was described by the Duke of York as the “she wolf of France, … Continue reading

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Treasures of Jesus College from Cirencester

The following article by Andrew Dunning appears in the 2016 Jesus College Record. Among the medieval manuscripts owned by the Jesus College library are fifteen from Cirencester Abbey, a community of Augustinian canons. They are beautiful examples of bookmaking in … Continue reading

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The manuscripts of Sir John Prise

The following article appears in the 2015 Jesus College Record. Chris Jeens prepared it for publication in February 2015. He died in August 2015 and is remembered in the College Record. Sir John Prise’s supposed gift of 47 medieval manuscripts to Jesus … Continue reading

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