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Animals and their Books

by Jenny Weston As I was perusing through some images of my current corpus of Norman manuscripts this week, I came across an old folder titled “animals and their books.” When I first began my doctoral research, I made a … Continue reading

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Lux in Arcana

By Jenny Weston As a researcher of medieval manuscripts it can often be difficult to explain the nature of the job, particularly to those who do not share the same passion. When asked the inevitible question: “What is it that … Continue reading

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A Canadian Goes to France: Researching Manuscripts at a Municipal Library

By Jenny Weston “Je suis une Canadienne, mais, mon Français est horrible: pouvez-vous parler plus lentement?” I practiced this phrase multiple times on the train from Leiden to Normandy in preparation for my first encounters with the French. It was … Continue reading

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