At meetings of the British Academy’s Council, the
President sits at the table in an ornate wooden
chair, designed in a medieval style, bearing the
letters ‘H H’ on it. But why does the Academy
have such an unusual piece of furniture? A letter recently
found in the archives throws some light on the matter.
• Karen Syrett
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