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Christ Church, Canterbury is the Largest Library in England

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<p>Christ Church Canterbury</p>

Christ Church Canterbury

A photograph of the Canterbury Cathedral, within which resides the Library of Christ Church. (View Larger)

In 1331 the Library of Christ Church, Canterbury, contained "1850 volumes." "The largest monastic collections of this period contained between four and five hundred volumes" (Rouse & Rouse, Authentic Witnesses: Approaches to Medieval Texts and Manuscripts [1991] 341).

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