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David Rundle

Dr David Rundle

The Renaissance in Medieval Canterbury, c. 1500 

Time and Date: Friday 29 April, 19:00 - 20:30

Ticket price: £10 in person/ £9 online

Location: Powell Pg09: CT1 1QU/ Online 

Biographical note

Dr David Rundle joined the University of Kent in 2018 as Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies in the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. He is a Renaissance historian and a palaeographer. He is currently working on a catalogue of the manuscripts of Magdalen College, Oxford with Ralph Hanna. His monograph, The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain, was published with Cambridge University Press in 2019, as part of their Studies in Palaeography series.

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The Renaissance may often be thought to have come to Canterbury with the birth and childhood of its most famous son, Christopher Marlowe. He was, though, born into a city which already had a tradition of engagement with new trends in learning and art.

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Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain: The English Quattrocento

Paperback, 18/03/2021, £21.99
The definitive study of humanist script in England before 1509, this book also provides an important re-interpretation of the success of Renaissance humanism. It introduces a range of Dutch, German, English and Scottish scribes in demonstrating humanism's cosmopolitanism.
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