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Queen Mary researcher discovers rare manuscript fragments hidden in library

Dr Tamara Atkin, an English literature specialist and book historian from Queen Mary University of London, has discovered two rare manuscript fragments hidden away in a 16th-century book in the Bodleian Library in Oxford. One tells part of the story of Tristan and Iseult, among the most famous star-crossed lovers of Middle Ages. The other is a fragment of a long-lost poem that scholars had thought to exist but had yet to find anywhere.

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