Plundered Books Helped Create Oxford’s Renowned Bodleian Library

Portuguese bishop’s 16th-century library was war booty

OOxford University’s Bodleian Library is one of Europe’s oldest libraries and one of the world’s eminent research libraries. Yet, some of its books carry a taint of unscrupulousness given the time of its founding. One of its founding collections is plunder from…

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