Join Katharine Hogg, Librarian of the Gerald Coke Handel Collection, to explore the making of Charles Jennens: Patron and Polymath in more detail.

Visit the reading room and learn more about highlights from the exhibition.

Charles Jennens is best known as the librettist of Handel’s Messiah, but he had a range of intellectual interests. This display brings together portraits, correspondence and printed documents reflecting the varied interests and achievements of this polymath of Georgian Britain.

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