MEET­INGS WITH RE­MARK­ABLE MANUSCRIPT­S

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Christo­pher de Hamel Allen Lane RRP £30 The manuscript­s are beau­ti­ful, the prose in which they’re de­scribed evoca­tive. I was priv­i­leged to meet the au­thor re­cently. He handed me a copy of the Psalter Arch­bishop Beck­ett was car­ry­ing when the knights came to mur­der him in Can­ter­bury – man­u­script books can take you straight back to in­cred­i­ble his­tor­i­cal mo­ments!

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