The Librarian's Wife | University of Oxford

The Librarian's Wife

Speaker
Naomi Hillman
Event date
Event time
13:30 - 17:00
Venue
Weston Library and Duke Humfrey's Reading Room, Old Library
Broad Street
Oxford
OX1 3BG
Venue details

Lecture Theatre and Duke Humfrey's Reading Room

Event type
Other
Event cost
Tickets £20. Priority booking for members of the Friends of the Bodleian until 3rd November.
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Required

A unique opportunity to travel back 400 years in time. Visit the atmospheric Duke Humfrey's Library at twilight in company with the Librarian's wife - in 1619!

Researcher and historic interpreter Naomi Hillman has spent two years uncovering the forbidden marriage of Thomas James, Sir Thomas Bodley's friend and our first Librarian. This three-part presentation will give you access to the research, the real documents, and Mistress James herself in a live audience.

© Naomi Hillman 2017 vividpast.com