Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Vatican Secret Archives On Display...

Galileo's heresy trial and Henry VIII's divorce plea: Vatican Secret Archives on display

Vatican throws light on history as it opens secret archives
The papers are kept on 50 miles of shelves at the Vatican Photo: ARCHIVO SEGRETO VATICANO

Parchment documents relating to Galileo's heresy trial, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and Henry VIII's divorce will go on display today in an unprecedented exhibition of 100 documents from the Vatican Secret Archives.

Read more at The Telegraph here.

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