Alcuin and the Great School of York

Detail of Alcuin from H.W. Harvey’s 1960 painted glass window in the Guildhall (by M.Garrison)

Detail of Alcuin from H.W. Harvey’s 1960 painted glass window in the Guildhall

For more information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcuin

There are few public reminders of Alcuin in the centre of York today. He is represented on the outside of the Minster Library’s Alcuin wing.

And H.W. Harvey’s 1960 painted glass window in the Guildhall shows an imaginary scene of Alcuin teaching.

http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/20th-century/york-guildhall-painted-glass-window.

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