Models of Authority Exhibition at NRS now open

Scribes and Royal Authority: Scotland's Charters 1100-1250

After a successful launch by the Permanent Secretary of the Scottish Government Leslie Evans, the Models of Authority exhibition at the National Records of Scotland is now open to the public! The exhibition runs from 5th April - 17th May 2017, and is being held in the Matheson Dome, General Register House (2 Princes Street, Edinburgh).

The exhibition provides an opportunity to see in the flesh 10 of the charters which feature in the Models of Authority database, as well as to learn about some of the project’s new perspectives on scribes and the development of handwriting in Scotland.


There will also be a number of free guided tours of the exhibition by curators and project team members Dauvit Broun and Joanna Tucker. These will take place on Thursday 13th April and Friday 5th May. Spaces are limited. Duration: 45 minutes.

Thursday 13th April, 12:15: register here.

Friday 5th May, 11:00 or 12:15: register here.


Read more about the exhibition HERE.

Hear NRS archivist Dr Tristram Clarke, Head of Outreach, talk about the exhibition HERE.



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