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Tourists and Tabulae in Late Medieval London

Tourists and Tabulae in Late Medieval London

Paper by Michael Van Dussen (McGill University)

Given at Truth and Tales: Medieval Popular Culture and the Written Word: 4th Annual Chaucer Canada Seminar, University of Toronto (2012)

 

Michael Van Dussen examines a late-medieval Czech account of St Paul’s Cathedral in London, to show how the author may have recorded various tabulae, which were placed in and around the church to help parishioners and pilgrims better understand the cathedral. Click here to visit Professor Van Dussen’s website.

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