Acquisition of the Cuthbert Gospel

The British Library have acquired the ealiest surviving Western book, St Cuthbert's Gospel. The Gospel was written in the late 7th century and originally places in Cuthbert's coffin. It has claim to be one of the most important books in the world.

St Cuthbert Gospel
St Cuthbert Gospel
Applicant: 
British Library
Location: 
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, London, NW1 2DB
Region: 
London
Grant awarded: 
£4,500,000
Year awarded: 
2011