Guildhall Library: The Library of London History
Updated: Mar 19, 2022
Here is a YouTube video I made about Guildhall Library a few years ago, but is still relevant...
This video explores several incarnations of Guildhall Library. The first library at Guildhall was around 1425, when a "new house or library" was instigated by John Carpenter (Town Clerk) and John Coventry under the terms of the will of "the rich and pious merchant" Richard Whittington.