Professor Alexandra Walsham discusses an intriguing piece of Reformation memorabilia — a tobacco box engraved with images of Luther and Calvin — and explores the possible role of smell in memories of the Reformation.
On — or at least around — the project's first anniversary, Ceri Law reflects upon our achievements so far.
This page lists some useful Reformation-related resources from around the web.
Professor Brian Cummings reflects on the mystery and the violence of iconoclasm, one year into the life of our project, and 500 years into the life of The Stainton Missal.
York Minster Library holds what is likely to be Archbishop Tobie Matthew's copy of John Favour's Antiquitite triumphing over Noveltie, a book dedicated to Tobie and possibly marked by him. In this post Dr Ceri Law explores the layers of memory and memorialisation of this copy of Favour's work, considered as text and then as book.
York Minster Library holds an incomplete set of five part-books from Byrd and Tallis's Cantiones Sacrae. Bronwyn Wallace explores their unusual binding and how it encourages us to reconsider our attitude towards categories of Reformation anachronism.
Our second project event, Memory and the Library: Remembering the Reformation was a great success! Read the full report here.