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Brasenose Ale Revisited

On Shrove Tuesday each year the College observes its ancient custom of reciting verses in honour of Brasenose Ale. The origin of the Brasenose Ale Verses is unknown and only two survive from before the 19th century, both in secondary … Continue reading

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An Archaeologist in the Archives

(Brasenose Archaeology Blog III by Francesca Anthony) This summer I was given the wonderful opportunity of spending a few weeks working in the college‚Äôs archives, alongside the archivist Georgie Edwards. I had been eager to undertake such experience as archives … Continue reading

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