Book of Deer lecture: Dr Ali Bonner, University of Cambridge


Dr Ali Bonner is a Lecturer in the History of the Brittonic-Speaking Peoples and the History of the Gaelic-Speaking Peoples at the University of Cambridge. Her talk explores what the Book of Deer can tell us about political and religious developments in the late 9th and early 10th century. Dr Bonner also considers the significance of the notes written in the Gaelic language into the manuscript’s margins in the 12th century.


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Image: Book of Deer (detail), reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library