Name: British Library Location: Kings Cross, London, : one of the few places to work that is completely free! Bring your own coffee and settle down with hundreds of other students, freelancers and entrepreneurs that use this high ceilinged work space. The seats with power outlets are at a premium to come early, but the business and innovation centre has comfortable desks and tends to be quiet so that's a good option if you're fully charged.
Bodleian Library, Oxford - the main research library of the University of Oxford, is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and in Britain is second in size only to the British Library with over 11 million items. Known to Oxford scholars as the Radcliffe Camera, under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom and under Irish Law.
"Beowulf" survives in a single medieval manuscript, housed at the British Library in London. The manuscript bears no date. Some scholars have suggested that the manuscript was made at the end of the 10th century, others in the early decades of the eleventh. The most likely time for "Beowulf" to have been copied is the early 11th century, which makes the manuscript approximately 1,000 years old.