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Save the Rookwood Book of Hours

The Rookwood Book of Hours is a fifteenth-century Flemish illuminated book of hours produced for the English market in the 1460s. It was owned by Thomas Rookwood of Coldham HallĀ (1658-1726) … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Knole witch marks: a note of caution

Yesterday’s press was full of news that a series of apotropaic ‘witch marks’ have been discovered under the floor of a room in Knole House in Kent. The joists on … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 8 Comments