Anglo-Saxon manuscript treasure online

One of the most important collections of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts – for centuries kept at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge – has been entirely digitised, and is now available on the internet. The college’s Parker Library holds more than 550 documents – including the 6th Century St Augustine Gospels, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the earliest historyContinue reading “Anglo-Saxon manuscript treasure online”

The Staffordshire Hoard: an Anglo-Saxon treasure unearthed

The Staffordshire Hoard is an unparalleled treasure find dating from Anglo-Saxon times. Both the quality and quantity of this unique treasure are remarkable. The story of how it came to be left in the Staffordshire soil is likely to be more remarkable still. The Hoard was first discovered in July 2009. The find is likelyContinue reading “The Staffordshire Hoard: an Anglo-Saxon treasure unearthed”