On This Day – The Laudian Library Opens

25 August 1636: the Opening of the Laudian Library The Laudian Library, St John's College, Oxford To mark the opening of the new Inner Library, now the Laudian Library, Archbishop Laud held a lavish celebration, attended by King Charles I and Queen Henrietta. "my Mathematike Library is in such forwardness" As part of Archbishop William Laud's development... Continue Reading →

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