Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Banned Books-November

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27 November 2019

3:30pm

An opportunity to visit Durham Cathedral’s beautiful 17th-century Refectory Library – not usually open to visitors – to view some of the historic volumes in our collections that have caused controversy over the centuries. The books on display will help demonstrate the reasons why books were added to the Roman Catholic Church’s ‘Index of Forbidden Books’, and show some of the steps printers took to ensure their works could still reach an appreciative audience.

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Durham Cathedral
The College
County Durham
DH1 3EQ

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