Session One – Preliminaries AT THE CATHEDRAL ARCHIVES 09.30-10.45 Exhibition of Somner manuscripts and books 11.00-11.35 Coffee at OLD SESSIONS HOUSE 11.35-11.45 Welcome and introduction by Dr David Wright
Session Two – Somner and Canterbury 11.45-12.30 Professor Jackie Eales – Somner’s Canterbury 12.30-13.00 Avril Leach – Somner’s The Antiquities of Canterbury 13.00-14.00 Lunch (not provided)
Session Three – Somner the Scholar 14.00-14.30 Dr Rachel Fletcher – The Anglo-Saxon/Latin/English Dictionary 14.30-15.15 Dr David Shaw – William Somner’s Books 15.15-15.45 Tea
Session Four – Somner and the Church 15.45-16.45 Professor Kenneth Fincham – Somner and William Laud 16.45-17.00 Questions, summing-up and close
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