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King John's teeth and thumb bone to go on display

Some extremely precious items are loaned to us by Worcester Cathedral and Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum as we prepare our Magna Carta exhibition

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From Dust to Digital

Millions of images from the world’s at-risk archives are made available as we mark 10 years of the Endangered Archives Programme

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Magna Carta: My Digital Rights

This innovative free resource encourages teachers to create debate in the classroom and contribute to a Magna Carta for the digital age

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Are you a fan of our Crime Classics?

There are two more historical mysteries rediscovered by the British Library: Antidote to Venom and Capital Crimes

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