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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Bodleian scroll featured on Radio 4's 'Making History'

Bodleian scroll featured on Radio 4's 'Making History'"Nick Millea, Bodleian Map Librarian was interviewed on the 'Making History' programme on Radio 4. He talked about one of the Bodleian treasures, a paper roll depicting a map of the first modern battle on British soil known as 'The Battle of Pinkie' (1547). The scroll featuring the drawings of John Ramsay whose name appears on the map, describing himself as a 'Gentleman without money' was discovered about 100 years ago in the Bodleian Library by Sir Charles Oman"

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