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  • Anglicanism: a digression

    February 12, 2021 by

    In our Listening Lunch today we heard excerpts from Anglicanism: a very short introduction by Mark Chapman (OUP, 2006). One aspect of establishing a new church that was highlighted was the need for a service book, and so we heard about the earliest versions of the Prayer Book: 1549, 1552, and 1559. Norwich Cathedral Library… Read more

  • Memoirs of Samuel Pepys

    March 20, 2020 by

    Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II and James II comprising his diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev John Smith from the original shorthand, … 5 vols (London, 1828) My thoughts went to this work because of its coverage of the plague of 1665 –… Read more

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