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Medieval Illuminated Books of Hours Christopher de Hamel Thursday 12 December 2019

Christopher is the Donnelly Fellow Librarian of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. 

He was responsible for the catalogues and sales of illuminated manuscripts at Sotheby’s for 25 years until 2000.  He has doctorates from both Oxford and Cambridge, two honorary doctorates and has written over 100 books and major articles on medieval manuscripts translated into numerous languages. 

He is probably the best known expert on medieval manuscripts in the world and has given public lectures in six continents