The Small Matter of the Hereford Jury Seals

Filed under: Adventures in archives — foakes at 12:15 pm on Thursday, August 25, 2016  Tagged , , , ,

Hereford Cathedral Archives (HCA): No. 649 Of all the documents the team examined at Hereford Cathedral Archives, probably the most interesting personally were also the most unassuming. Hereford possesses a small set of jury verdicts dating from the early 14th century. These are pretty much as they sound, a written record of a jury’s verdict, […]

A little more about the project

Filed under: Links to other blogs — Hollie Morgan at 10:40 am on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Prof Philippa Hoskin (PI) and Dr Elizabeth New (Co-I) have written a blog post for the Verkörperung kommunaler Identität blog, explaining more about the project’s aims and methods. You can find the blog post here.

The curious case of the pressed-in ring

Filed under: Adventures in archives — Hollie Morgan at 1:45 pm on Thursday, August 4, 2016  Tagged , , , , ,

After two weeks of training with our specialist equipment, we were unleashed into The National Library of Wales to work on the Penrice and Margam charters. January is a strange time to be introduced to Aberystwyth: it is beautiful, the people are very friendly and there are postcards in the shops saying ‘Come to Sunny Aberystwyth’ but […]

Charters and seals and blogs, oh my!

Filed under: Introduction — Hollie Morgan at 11:31 am on Tuesday, August 2, 2016  Tagged , ,

Welcome to the Imprint Project blog! We have been running around all over the place (National Library of Wales, Hereford Cathedral Archives and Exeter Cathedral Archives) and we are soon to move on to Westminster Abbey. We’ve looked at hundreds of seals, imaged hundreds of prints and also had the chance to use our Crime-Lite […]