The Lost Library of Llanthony

In the medieval period, the scholars of Llanthony Secunda were responsible for the creation of a very special library that is still considered one of the richest and best-documented medieval English book collections in the country. This remarkable library is no longer in Gloucester but is scattered across the world, and this new documentary film traces the stories the books tell, how they were created, and how they survived almost certain destruction.

Dive deeper into Llanthony Secunda’s history, enrich your knowledge of the priory’s fascinating past, and see how it would have looked in the early-sixteenth century. For the first time, this documentary reconstructs the priory’s once extensive buildings in a 3D flyby animation.


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