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2012 Summer Lectures

London, 1500-1700

Immerse yourself in early modern London with podcasts on St. Paul's Cathedral, from its Anglo-Saxon roots to its magnificant reconstruction after the Great Fire of 1666; the lively district of Blackfriars, home to artists, actors, and aristocrats; and the opening lecture on the exhibition Open City: London, 1500--1700 by curator Kathleen Lynch.


Open City: London, 1500-1700

Kathleen Lynch, Opening Lecture

June 6, 2012


St. Paul's Cathedral Before Christopher Wren

John Schofield

June 18, 2012


Blackfriars: The Most Convenient Place

Ralph Alan Cohen

July 9, 2012


The Experience of Early Modern London
Deborah Harkness
September 27, 2012

Deed of bargain and sale for Shakespeare's purchase of the Blackfriars Gatehouse. Manuscript, March 10, 1613.

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