Monday, April 19, 2010

On Display: Henry VIII

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of King Henry VIII's accession to the British throne. Currently on display is a collection of library materials relating to the monarch's reign and his family. Materials on display are available for checkout. Please see a staff member at the library's circulation desk.

The Royal Household held a 500th Anniversary Exhibition at Windor Castle to mark the occassion and created an online exhibition on Henry VIII's life and regin for those who were not able to attend in person. The British National Archives also created an online exhibition featuring a variety of documents from Henry's regin, including marriage records, Anne Boleyn's treason papers, and his religious tracts.

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