Saint Augustine Gospels visit Canterbury

On Friday, January 15, 2016, the St Augustine Gospels- a 6th century gospel book that is reputed to have been sent with St Augustine on his mission from Pope Gregory the Great to convert the English people- was brought from Cambridge to Canterbury Cathedral for the day to serve as inspiration to the assembled Primates at an extraordinary... Continue Reading →

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St Augustine Gospels and the Enthronement of the Archbishop

Our oldest and most precious book, the St Augustine Gospels (CCCC MS 286) will be playing an important role on Thursday in the enthronement of the new archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. This copy of the four gospels was made in Italy in the late sixth century. It's believed to have been brought to Canterbury... Continue Reading →

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