On November 5, 2020 the Folger continues its Virtual Book Club with License to Quill by Jacopo della Quercia. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to espionage, religion, the Gunpowder Plot, and some of the historic characters in this fast-paced thriller.
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Words, Words, Words discusses Jacopo della Quercia’s License to Quill on Thursday, November 5, with limited spots still available. Register online to join us for the discussion!