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The Sandars Lectures 2016 were given by Professor Anthony Grafton on the subject, Writing and reading history in Renaissance England: some Cambridge examples:

 

John Caius: history as argument

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Matthew Parker: history as archive

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Adam Winthrop: history as resource

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The lectures were held on 26, 27 and 28 January 2016, at the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene’t Street, Cambridge.

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The Old Schools quadrangle, showing Rotherham's eastern front, with library above. From Matthew Parker's presentation copy to the University Chancellor, Lord Burleigh, of his Catalogus cancellariorum, 1574. Sel.3.95