Professor David Loades, Director of the Project, explains the origin and significance of John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, a work of central interest to the English Reformation under Elizabeth I.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, January-July 2000.
Stained glass is a major form of medieval art, and provides the most immediately attractive aspect of many monuments. The Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi project is publishing a series of comprehensive, fully illustrated catalogues of medieval window glass. Professor C.M. Kauffmann FBA, the Chairman of the Academy’s CVMA Committee traces the progress of the British project from its earliest days.
This extract is taken from the Warton Lecture in English Poetry, delivered by Professor Helen Vendler, on 17 May 2000.
The British Academy aims to publish a regular account of its activities by means of its new biannual ‘Review’. This issue of the ‘Review’ covers events and activities that took place during the first six months of the year, up to and including the AGM which took place in early July 2000. This is the third issue of the ‘Review’.