Exhibition Viewing and Talk 2nd February - Church, Crown and Civil Wars: The Book of Common Prayer

You are warmly invited to attend our Exhibition in Christ Church Upper Library – Church, Crown and Civil Wars: The Book of Common Prayer.

Date: Friday the 2nd February 2024

Time: 4 – 5:30pm.

Our exhibition celebrates Christ Church’s collection of early editions of the Book of Common Prayer, including Archbishop William Laud’s copy containing planned changes to the draft Scottish Prayer Book with Charles I’s signature authorizing Laud’s adaptations.

This in-person event will feature a brief talk by Professor Sarah Mortimer, Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Oxford.

All are welcome – please RSVP to library@chch.ox.ac.uk

Please note that access to the Upper Library is by stairs only and may cause difficulty for anyone with limited mobility.

We look forward to seeing you there!