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Queen Victoria, c.1870.

Queen Victoria, c.1870.

By Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi .....A cabinet card sized woodburytype of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), taken in about 1870 by the French photographer Disderi (1819-1889). This is from the 'Disderi' album in the ... more

Czar Nicholas II

Czar Nicholas II

Artist: C.L. Co..Artist Bio: German publishing company, active early 20th century.Creation Date: 1913.Process: postcard.Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White ... more

[King Palden Thondup Namgyal accepting scarves, including one scarf from Alice Kandell, at his coronation, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[King Palden Thondup Namgyal accepting scarves, including one scarf fr...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

HM the Gyalmo, HH Prince Palden, HH Princess Hope

HM the Gyalmo, HH Prince Palden, HH Princess Hope

Photograph shows Queen Hope Cooke with her children, Prince Palden and Princess Hope Leezum, Gangtok, Sikkim.

Princess Hope & Queen Hope in the palace, Sikkim

Princess Hope & Queen Hope in the palace, Sikkim

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN05-0072. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 027 ... more

[Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, seated, three-quarter length portrait, facing left]

[Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, seated, three-quarter length portrait, f...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-072. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 1... more

[Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, and Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, in brocaded dress, walking to the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) during the King's birthday celebration, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, and Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikk...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Co... more

[King and Queen of Sikkim and their daughter Hope Leezum watch birthday celebrations, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[King and Queen of Sikkim and their daughter Hope Leezum watch birthda...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Co... more

Ecgfrith visiting Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 51

Ecgfrith visiting Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 51

Miniature of Ecgfrith, king of the English, along with his bishop Trumwine, visiting Cuthbert at Lindisfarne, from Chapter 24 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 51 of Prose Life of Cuthber... more

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border in colours and gold with a large historiated initial 'D'(ominus) with Pope Gregory the Great, putti, Jerome and another Church father, and the arms of Ferdinand I of Aragon, king ... more

Egbert from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 1

Egbert from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 1

Detail from the roll of three kings: Egbert (or Ecgberht), king of the West Saxons, his son Æthelwulf, and king Beorhtric, with a man on stilts playing a pipe with an animal-head. Image taken from Membrane 1 of... more

King Alured from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 2

King Alured from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 2

Detail from the roll of king Alured (or Alfred, king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons) and his daughter Alfled (or Æthelflæd). Image taken from Membrane 2 of Genealogical chronicle of the English King... more

Cnut from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 4

Cnut from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 4

Detail from the roll of Cnut, king of England, Denmark, and Norway, and his sons Harald Harefoot and Harthacnut. Image taken from Membrane 4 of Genealogical chronicle of the English Kings. Written in French.

Annunciation to Zacharias from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Annunciation to Zacharias from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Historiated initial 'F'(uit) of an angel and Zacharias censing the altar, with a full bar-border with foliate cornerpieces, marginal animals (including a squirrel, lion, rabbit, birds, dog, peacock and hybrids)... more

King of Love from BL Stowe 17, f. 273

King of Love from BL Stowe 17, f. 273

Marginal miniature of the king of love sitting in a tree with two musicians, aiming his arrows at a couple sitting below. Image taken from f. 273 of Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht ('The Maastricht Hours'). Wr... more

Joseph and Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 15v

Joseph and Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 15v

Miniature of Joseph's brothers displaying his coat to Jacob, in the upper register; and of Joseph before the king of Egypt, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 15v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). ... more

Joseph as overseer from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17v

Joseph as overseer from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17v

Detail of an upper register miniature of the king of Egypt making Joseph an overseer. Image taken from f. 17v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17

King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17

Miniature of the king of Egypt and his councillors, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 17 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Joseph interpreting dreams from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Joseph interpreting dreams from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Detail of a lower register miniature of Joseph interpreting dreams for the king of Egypt. Image taken from f. 16v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Detail of a lower register miniature of Moses and the king of Egypt's troops facing each other across the Red Sea. Image taken from f. 24v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French im... more

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Miniature of Joseph imprisoned with the king of Egypt's chief baker and butler, in the upper register; miniature of Joseph interpreting dreams for the king of Egypt, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 1... more

Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 19v

Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 19v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Jacob being introduced to the king of Egypt. Image taken from f. 19v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

King's order from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 22v

King's order from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 22v

Detail of an upper register miniature of the king of Egypt demanding that all Jewish infants be killed. Image taken from f. 22v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses and the king of Egypt's crown from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23v

Moses and the king of Egypt's crown from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23v

Miniature of Moses throwing the king of Egypt's crown on a fire, in the upper register; and of Moses helping a Jew fighting with an Egyptian, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 23v of Psalter ('The Quee... more

Jacob and Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 19v

Jacob and Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 19v

Miniature of Jacob being introduced to the king of Egypt, in the upper register; miniature of Jacob and Joseph, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 19v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in L... more

Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23

Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23

Miniature in two parts of Moses found in the river, in the upper register; and of the king of Egypt and his court seated at table with Moses striking the king of Egypt's son in play, in the lower register. Imag... more

Coronation of Saul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 50v

Coronation of Saul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 50v

Detail of a lower register miniature of the coronation of Saul as the king of Gilgal. Image taken from f. 50v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses and the king of Egypt's crown from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23v

Moses and the king of Egypt's crown from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Moses throwing the king of Egypt's crown on a fire. Image taken from f. 23v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23

Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 23

Detail of a lower register miniature of the king of Egypt and his court seated at table with Moses striking the king of Egypt's son in play. Image taken from f. 23 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written... more

King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17

King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17

Detail of a miniature of the king of Egypt and his councillors, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 17 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Saul and Samuel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 50v

Saul and Samuel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 50v

Miniature of the anointing of Saul by Samuel, in the upper register; and of the coronation of Saul as the king of Gilgal, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 50v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Wr... more

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Miniature of Moses freeing the Israelites from the king of Egypt, in the upper register; miniature of Moses and the king of Egypt's troops facing each other across the Red Sea, in the lower register. Image take... more

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17v

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17v

Miniature of the king of Egypt making Joseph an overseer, in the upper register; and of Joseph ordering the filling of granaries, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 17v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalt... more

King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16

King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16

Detail of a miniature of the king of Egypt hunting, in the upper register. Image taken from f. 16 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Joseph, baker and butler from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Joseph, baker and butler from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Joseph imprisoned with the king of Egypt's chief baker and butler. Image taken from f. 16v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

King of Egypt and Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 22v

King of Egypt and Moses from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 22v

Miniature of the king of Egypt demanding that all Jewish infants be killed, in the upper register; of the birth of Moses, and of Moses exposed in the ark on the banks of the Nile, in the lower register. Image t... more

Joseph and King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 15v

Joseph and King of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 15v

Detail of a lower register miniature of Joseph before the king of Egypt. Image taken from f. 15v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses freeing the Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Moses freeing the Israelites from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Moses freeing the Israelites from the king of Egypt. Image taken from f. 24v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16

Miniature of the king of Egypt hunting, in the upper register; and of Joseph and the wife of Potiphar, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 16 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with... more

Landromacha from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 193

Landromacha from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 193

Bas-de-page miniature of the wars of Landomacha, the king of Georgia ceding his lands, and the king of Armenia in a mountain fortress. Image taken from f. 193 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the s... more

Adrastus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 12v

Adrastus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 12v

Bas-de-page miniature of Adrastus, the son of Talaus, king of Argos, in council. Image taken from f. 12v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Landromacha from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 193v

Landromacha from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 193v

Bas-de-page miniature of the imprisonment and tomb of the king of Armenia, and Landomacha and Thamyris and their tombs. Image taken from f. 193v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redactio... more

Teuthras from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 62v

Teuthras from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 62v

Bas-de-page miniature of 'La bataile dachiles et de vn roy de Damas' (sic for Teuthras, King of Mysia). Image taken from f. 62v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Philip and John from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 362

Philip and John from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 362

Detail of a miniature of Philip Augustus and John, king of England, making peace. Image taken from f. 362 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 341

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 341

Detail of a miniature of Philip Augustus receiving an envoy, and Philip Augustus giving his sister Margaret in marriage to the king of Hungary. Image taken from f. 341 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. W... more

Envoys from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 104

Envoys from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 104

Miniature of envoys complaining to the king of Sclavonia abou the murder of merchants, with an illuminated initial 'O'(u). Image taken from f. 104 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Coronation of Pharamond from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 3

Coronation of Pharamond from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 3

Miniature of the coronation of Pharamond, a legendary king of the Franks, with a pagan duke, wearing a circlet, to the left, and two Christian kings of France, to the right, identified by the fleur-de-lis on th... more

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 341

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 341

Miniature of Philip Augustus receiving an envoy, and Philip Augustus giving his sister Margaret in marriage to the king of Hungary. Image taken from f. 341 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Philip and John from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 362v

Philip and John from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 362v

Detail of a miniature of John, king of England, doing homage to Philip Augustus. Image taken from f. 362v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Battle of Philip Augustus and John of England from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 376v

Battle of Philip Augustus and John of England from BL Royal 16 G VI, f...

Detail of a miniature of a battle of Philip Augustus and John, king of England. Image taken from f. 376v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

John of England from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 373v

John of England from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 373v

Detail of a miniature of John, king of England, attacking a castle. Image taken from f. 373v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis IX from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 407v

Louis IX from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 407v

Miniature of Louis IX and the king of Cyprus dismissing the envoys. Image taken from f. 407v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

John of England and Louis VIII from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 385

John of England and Louis VIII from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 385

Detail of a miniature of a battle with John, king of England, and Louis VIII on the march. Image taken from f. 385 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

King of Cyprus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 406

King of Cyprus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 406

Miniature of the king of Cyprus giving Louis IX a letter. Image taken from f. 406 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

William killed from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 418

William killed from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 418

Miniature of William, king of the Romans, being killed. Image taken from f. 418 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Sieges and battles from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 375

Sieges and battles from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 375

Detail of a miniature of the sieges and battles of Philip Augustus and John, king of England. Image taken from f. 375 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Philip and John from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 362v

Philip and John from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 362v

Detail of a miniature of John, king of England, doing homage to Philip Augustus. Image taken from f. 362v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Darius from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 12

Darius from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 12

Detail of a miniature of Darius, king of Persia ordering the chiselling of a marble slab in order to make a portrait of Alexander. Image taken from f. 12 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vrai... more

King of France from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 168

King of France from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 168

Miniature of the king of France and crusading knights on board a ship. Image taken from f. 168 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Writte... more

Crusaders from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 187v

Crusaders from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 187v

Detail of a miniature of the king of France and his crusading army on a ship, approaching a fortress manned by Saracens. Image taken from f. 187v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoir... more

Siege of St Germain L'Aiguillet from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 202

Siege of St Germain L'Aiguillet from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 202

Miniature of the siege of St Germain L'Aiguillet by the king of Naples. Image taken from f. 202 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Writt... more

Darius from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 12

Darius from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 12

Miniature of Darius, king of Persia ordering the chiselling of a marble slab in order to make a portrait of Alexander; miniature of Darius corresponding with Alexander. Image taken from f. 12 of Historia de pro... more

King of France from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 246

King of France from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 246

Miniature of the king of France sending, and the king of Spain receiving, a message. Image taken from f. 246 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other ro... more

Crusaders from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 187v

Crusaders from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 187v

Miniature of the king of France and his crusading army on a ship, approaching a fortress manned by Saracens. Image taken from f. 187v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon ro... more

Jean de Vignay from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 136

Jean de Vignay from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 136

Detail of a four part miniature of four friars before the Pope; Jean de Vignay translating the book; Jean de Vignay presenting his book to the king of France; friars aboard a ship. Image taken from f. 136 of Hi... more

Jean de Vignay from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 136

Jean de Vignay from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 136

Four part miniature of four friars before the Pope; Jean de Vignay translating the book; Jean de Vignay presenting his book to the king of France; friars aboard a ship. Image taken from f. 136 of Historia de pr... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 44

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 44

Text page with a bar border and an historiated initial 'I'(ubilate) of David being anointed King of Israel, at the beginning of Psalm 65. Image taken from f. 44 of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and ... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 68v

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 68v

Historiated initial 'D'(omine) at Psalm 101: Joab and a mourning David (II Samuel 19:4-5), David sitting at the gate (II Samuel 19: 8), Semei before David (II Samuel 19:18), David sparing Semei (II Samuel 19:... more

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 60

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 60

Text page with a bar border and historiated initials 'F'(undamenta) at the beginning of Psalm 86: David takes the crown of the king of Rabbath (II Samuel 12:30); historiated initial 'D'(omine) at the beginnin... more

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(nglia) of the king of England with a sword and a herald holding a sceptre, and a shield with the arms of England (France and England quarterly). Image taken from f. 107 of O... more

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Historiated initial 'A', and an historiated initial 'A'(nglia) of the king of England with a sword and a herald holding a sceptre, and a shield with the arms of England (France and England quarterly). Image tak... more

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 1v

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 1v

Miniature of a debate between a clerk and a knight in a garden, before the king of France and the personifications of Spiritual Power in a Franciscan habit, and Temporal Power represented as a queen, with the a... more

Demoiselle of Divion from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 75

Demoiselle of Divion from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 75

Detail of a miniature of the burning of the demoiselle of Divion, at the beginning of chapter 10 of 'Philip of Valois' book. Image taken from f. 75 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Wr... more

King, Dukes and Emperor from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 196v

King, Dukes and Emperor from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 196v

Miniature of the king, the Dukes of Berry and Burgundy, etc., meeting the Emperor and King of the Romans; miniature of the procession of the Emperor and the king of France. Image taken from f. 196v of Chronique... more

John of Normandy from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 95

John of Normandy from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 95

Unfinished miniature of John, duke of Normandy and his court, at the beginning of chapter 33 of 'Philip of Valois' book. Image taken from f. 95 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Writte... more

King of Bohemia from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 62

King of Bohemia from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 62

Miniature of the king of Bohemia defeating Austrians and Saracens. Image taken from f. 62 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

King of Navarre from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 134v

King of Navarre from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 134v

Detail of a miniature of the king of Navarre addressing the Parisians. Image taken from f. 134v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

English army from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 102

English army from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 102

Detail of an unfinished miniature of the English army attacking a town, at the beginning of chapter 38 of 'Philip of Valois' book. Image taken from f. 102 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 13... more

Regent blockading Paris from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 135v

Regent blockading Paris from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 135v

Miniature of the Regent blockading Paris; miniature of the Regent and the king of Navarre conferring in a tent. Image taken from f. 135v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Detail of a miniature of the procession of the Emperor and the king of France. Image taken from f. 198v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Siege of La Roche Derrien from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 104

Siege of La Roche Derrien from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 104

Detail of an unfinished miniature of the siege of La Roche Derrien, at the beginning of chapter 42 of 'Philip of Valois' book. Image taken from f. 104 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380).... more

Execution of forgers from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 94

Execution of forgers from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 94

Detail of an unfinished miniature of forgers of seals deprived of their hands on a scaffold, in the chapter 32 of 'Philip of Valois' book. Image taken from f. 94 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 127... more

King of Bohemia from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 62

King of Bohemia from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 62

Detail of a miniature of the king of Bohemia defeating Austrians and Saracens. Image taken from f. 62 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution of the Jacquerie from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 134v

Execution of the Jacquerie from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 134v

Detail of a miniature of the king of Navarre having the leaders of the Jacquerie executed by beheading. Image taken from f. 134v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

John, king of Scotland from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 28

John, king of Scotland from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 28

Detail of a miniature of John, king of Scotland, being brought before Edward I. Image taken from f. 28 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Detail of a miniature of the procession of the Emperor and the king of France. Image taken from f. 198v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution of Olivier de Clisson from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 93v

Execution of Olivier de Clisson from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 93v

Detail of an unfinished miniature of Olivier de Clisson beheaded on a scaffold, at the beginning of chapter 32 of 'Philip of Valois book. Image taken from f. 93v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 127... more

Regent and king of Navarre from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 135v

Regent and king of Navarre from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 135v

Detail of a miniature of the Regent and the king of Navarre conferring in a tent. Image taken from f. 135v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Comte d'Artois from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 14v

Comte d'Artois from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 14v

Detail of a miniature of the Comte d'Artois in a conversation with the king of Castile, while a messenger brings a letter. Image taken from f. 14v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Wri... more

Crown of Thorns from BL Royal 20 B VI, f. 1v

Crown of Thorns from BL Royal 20 B VI, f. 1v

Miniature of the Crown of Thorns with two inscriptions, 'Pax vobis', and 'Ih[es]us Roy de paix', between the crowns of the king of France, inscribed with the motto 'en bien', and 'Charles roy de fra[n]ce', and ... more

January from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 28

January from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 28

Calendar page for January with three additions: 1. the obit of queen Catherine de Valois and the date of marriage of king Henry VII and Elizabeth of York; 2. the date of birth of Henry VII; and 3. the obit of k... more

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

The arms of René d'Anjou, King of Naples. Image taken from f. 4v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou').

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

The arms of René d'Anjou, King of Naples Image taken from f. 4v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou').

Death of Sweyn from BL Harley 2278, f. 105v

Death of Sweyn from BL Harley 2278, f. 105v

Miniature of the death of Sweyn, the king of the Danes. Image taken from f. 105v of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v-5). Written... more

Death of Sweyn from BL Harley 2278, f. 105v

Death of Sweyn from BL Harley 2278, f. 105v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Sweyn, the king of the Danes. Image taken from f. 105v of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v... more

Sweyn; shrine of Edmund from BL Harley 2278, ff. 105v-106

Sweyn; shrine of Edmund from BL Harley 2278, ff. 105v-106

Miniature of the death of Sweyn, the king of the Danes; miniature of a woman being pulled from the shrine of Edmund. Image taken from ff. 105v-106 of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presenta... more

Queen of Orgiagon from BL Royal 16 G V, f. 87v

Queen of Orgiagon from BL Royal 16 G V, f. 87v

Detail of a miniature of the queen of Orgiagon presenting the head of her ravisher to the king of the Gaulgres. Image taken from f. 87v of De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de fe... more

Genealogical table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Genealogical table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of the Valois kings, starting with Charles of Valois, son of Philippe le Bel, his son, Philip VI (1328-1350), the first Valois king, followed by John the Good (1350-1364), and Charles V th... more

King of England receiving Ponthus from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 225v

King of England receiving Ponthus from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 225v

Detail of a miniature of the king of England receiving Ponthus. Image taken from f. 225v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.