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Virgin Mary from BL Harley 2904, f. 3v

Virgin Mary from BL Harley 2904, f. 3v

Detail of tinted drawing with the Virgin Mary standing at the base of the cross. Image taken from f. 3v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 64v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 64v

Detail of illuminated initial 'D'(eus in nomine tuo saluum me fac) at Psalm 53. Image taken from f. 64v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-... more

Litany from BL Harley 2904, f. 209

Litany from BL Harley 2904, f. 209

Litany with the names of Mary and Michael in gold letters. Image taken from f. 209 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed by pray... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Detail of an illuminated initial 'D'(ixit dominus domino meo), with foliate and knotwork motifs, at Psalm 109. Image taken from f. 144 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican v... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 71

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 71

Illuminated initial 'D'(eus reppulisti nos) at Psalm 59. Image taken from f. 71 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed by prayers... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Detail of illuminated initial 'A'(d dominum cum tribularer), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 119. Image taken from f. 164 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 63v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 63v

Detail of a illuminated initial 'D'(ix[it] insipiens in corde suo) at Psalm 52. Image taken from f. 63v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-... more

Text page from BL Harley 2904, f. 1v

Text page from BL Harley 2904, f. 1v

Text page with plain initials in gold 'C'(anticum Psalmorum). Image taken from f. 1v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed by pr... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Detail of illuminated initial 'B'(enedictus), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 143. Image taken from f. 181 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 125

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 125

Detail of illuminated initial 'D'([omi]ne exaudi orationem meam), with beakhead, foliate, and knotwork motifs, at Psalm 101. Image taken from f. 125 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Illuminated initial 'D'(ixit dominus domino meo), with foliate and knotwork motifs, at Psalm 109. Image taken from f. 144 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with ... more

Litany from BL Harley 2904, f. 210v

Litany from BL Harley 2904, f. 210v

Litany with the name of Benedict in gold letters followed by the number III, indicating that he is to be invoked three times. Image taken from f. 210v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), i... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 151v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 151v

Detail of illuminated initial 'B' (eati inmaculati) at Psalm 118. Image taken from f. 151v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Detail of illuminated initial 'B'(enedictus), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 143. Image taken from f. 181 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Illuminated initial 'A'(d dominum cum tribularer), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 119. Image taken from f. 164 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 203v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 203v

Detail of an illuminated initial 'B'(enedicite). Image taken from f. 203v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed by prayers (ff. ... more

Beatus initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 4

Beatus initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 4

Illuminated initial 'B'(eatus vir qui non abiit) with a beast's head, and knotwork and foliate motifs, at the beginning of Psalm 1. Image taken from f. 4 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald')... more

Table from BL Arundel 155, f. 9

Table from BL Arundel 155, f. 9

Easter table, in an architectural frame. Image taken from f. 9 of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Text from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Text from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Text page. Image taken from f. 182 of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Coloured initials from BL Arundel 155, f. 11v

Coloured initials from BL Arundel 155, f. 11v

Coloured initials. Image taken from f. 11v of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Detail from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Detail of coloured initial. Image taken from f. 182 of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Detail from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Detail of text. Image taken from f. 182 of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Initial from BL Arundel 155, f. 12v

Initial from BL Arundel 155, f. 12v

Coloured initial 'Q'(uare) at the beginning of Psalm 2. Image taken from f. 12v of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Coloured initial from BL Arundel 155, f. 11

Coloured initial from BL Arundel 155, f. 11

Coloured initial 'C', with a cross in the upper margin. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Detail from BL Arundel 155, f. 182

Detail of text. Image taken from f. 182 of Psalter and prayers ('The Eadui Psalter', 'The Arundel Psalter'). Written in Latin.

John the Baptist from BL Eg 1139, f. 206

John the Baptist from BL Eg 1139, f. 206

Detail of miniature of John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 206 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Nicholas from BL Eg 1139, f. 209

Nicholas from BL Eg 1139, f. 209

Detail of miniature of Nicholas. Image taken from f. 209 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Agnes from BL Eg 1139, f. 211

Agnes from BL Eg 1139, f. 211

Detail of miniature of Agnes. Image taken from f. 211 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Michael from BL Eg 1139, f. 205

Michael from BL Eg 1139, f. 205

Detail of miniature of the archangel Michael. Image taken from f. 205 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Baptism from BL Eg 1139, f. 3v

Baptism from BL Eg 1139, f. 3v

Miniature of the Baptism of Christ. Image taken from f. 3v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Adoration of the Magi from BL Eg 1139, f. 2v

Adoration of the Magi from BL Eg 1139, f. 2v

Miniature of the Adoration of the Magi, and the Magi being led by an angel. Image taken from f. 2v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Stephen from BL Eg 1139, f. 208

Stephen from BL Eg 1139, f. 208

Detail of miniature of Stephen. Image taken from f. 208 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

David harping from BL Eg 1139, f. 23v

David harping from BL Eg 1139, f. 23v

Historiated initial 'B'(eatus), with King David playing the harp in the lower bow of the initial, which is decorated with interlace, birds, an animal mask, and hybrid monsters. Image taken from f. 23v of Psalte... more

The Visitation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1v

The Visitation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1v

Miniature of the Visitation. Image taken from f. 1v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Burial from BL Eg 1139, f. 9

Burial from BL Eg 1139, f. 9

Miniature of the burial of Christ. Image taken from f. 9 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Raising of Lazarus from BL Eg 1139, f. 5

The Raising of Lazarus from BL Eg 1139, f. 5

Miniature of the Raising of Lazarus. Image taken from f. 5 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

John from BL Eg 1139, f. 207v

John from BL Eg 1139, f. 207v

Detail of miniature of John. Image taken from f. 207v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Dormition from BL Eg 1139, f. 12

The Dormition from BL Eg 1139, f. 12

Miniature of the Dormition. Image taken from f. 12 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Pentecost from BL Eg 1139, f. 11v

Pentecost from BL Eg 1139, f. 11v

Miniature of the Pentecost. Image taken from f. 11v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

November and December from BL Eg 1139, ff. 18v-19

November and December from BL Eg 1139, ff. 18v-19

Calendar pages for November and December, with roundels of Sagittarius and Capricorn. Image taken from ff. 18v-19 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Decorated initials from BL Sloane 1044, ff. 44v-45

Decorated initials from BL Sloane 1044, ff. 44v-45

Decorated initials in a 12th-century fragment of the Psalms. Image taken from ff. 44v-45 of Bifolium of a Psalter, including Psalms 77 and 71. Written in Latin.

The Deposition from BL Eg 1139, f. 8v

The Deposition from BL Eg 1139, f. 8v

Miniature of the Deposition. Image taken from f. 8v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Peter from BL Eg 1139, f. 206v

Peter from BL Eg 1139, f. 206v

Detail of miniature of Peter. Image taken from f. 206v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Virgin and Child from BL Eg 1139, f. 202v

Virgin and Child from BL Eg 1139, f. 202v

Detail of a miniature of the Virgin and Child with angels. Image taken from f. 202v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Last Supper from BL Eg 1139, f. 6

The Last Supper from BL Eg 1139, f. 6

Miniature of the Last Supper. Image taken from f. 6 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Presentation from BL Eg 1139, f. 3

The Presentation from BL Eg 1139, f. 3

Miniature of the Presentation. Image taken from f. 3 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Mount of Olives from BL Eg 1139, f. 7

Mount of Olives from BL Eg 1139, f. 7

Miniature of the Agony in the Garden. Image taken from f. 7 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Detail of a miniature of the Ascension of Christ. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Nativity from BL Eg 1139, f. 2

The Nativity from BL Eg 1139, f. 2

Miniature of the Nativity. Image taken from f. 2 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Deesis from BL Eg 1139, f. 12v

Deesis from BL Eg 1139, f. 12v

Miniature of Christ in Majesty with John the Baptist and Mary (the Deesis). Image taken from f. 12v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Temptations of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 4

Temptations of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 4

Miniature of the Temptations of Christ. Image taken from f. 4 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Sloane 1044, ff. 44v- 45

Detail from BL Sloane 1044, ff. 44v- 45

Detail of decorated initials in a 12th-century fragment of the Psalms. Image taken from ff. 44v- 45 of Bifolium of a Psalter, including Psalms 77 and 71. Written in Latin.

Transfiguration and Lazarus from BL Eg 1139, f. 4v-5

Transfiguration and Lazarus from BL Eg 1139, f. 4v-5

Miniatures of the Transfiguration, and the Raising of Lazarus. Image taken from f. 4v-5 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Illuminated initial from BL Eg 1139, f. 46v

Illuminated initial from BL Eg 1139, f. 46v

Illuminated initial 'D'(ominus) with a dragon. Image taken from f. 46v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Thomas from BL Eg 1139, f. 10v

Thomas from BL Eg 1139, f. 10v

Miniature of the incredulity of Thomas. Image taken from f. 10v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Magi, and the Presentation from BL Eg 1139, f. 2v-3

Magi, and the Presentation from BL Eg 1139, f. 2v-3

Miniatures of the Adoration of the Magi and their departure, and the Presentation. Image taken from f. 2v-3 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Illuminated initials. from BL Eg 1139, f. 48

Illuminated initials. from BL Eg 1139, f. 48

Illuminated initials. Image taken from f. 48 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 1139, f. 8

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 1139, f. 8

Miniature of the Crucifixion. Image taken from f. 8 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Mary Magdalene from BL Eg 1139, f. 210

Mary Magdalene from BL Eg 1139, f. 210

Detail of miniature of Mary Magdalene. Image taken from f. 210 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Miniature of the Ascension of Christ. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Annunciation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1

The Annunciation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1

Miniature of the Annunciation. Image taken from f. 1 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Betrayal from BL Eg 1139, f. 7v

The Betrayal from BL Eg 1139, f. 7v

Miniature of the Betrayal. Image taken from f. 7v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Washing of the Disciples' Feet from BL Eg 1139, f. 6v

Washing of the Disciples' Feet from BL Eg 1139, f. 6v

Miniature of the Washing of the Disciples' Feet. Image taken from f. 6v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Saint from BL YT 43, f. 2v

Saint from BL YT 43, f. 2v

Miniature of a female saint, from the calendar page for February. Image taken from f. 2v of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

God and David from BL YT 43, f. 68

God and David from BL YT 43, f. 68

Historiated initial 'S'(alvum) of God and a naked David in the water, with a partial border inlcuding grotesques, at the beginning of Psalm 68. Image taken from f. 68 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-... more

Monks singing from BL YT 43, f. 100

Monks singing from BL YT 43, f. 100

Detail of an historiated initial 'C'(antate) of monks singing. Image taken from f. 100 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

King and a fool from BL YT 43, f. 54

King and a fool from BL YT 43, f. 54

Historiated initial 'D'(ixit) of a king and a fool, at the beginning of Psalm 51. Image taken from f. 54 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

Grotesque from BL YT 43, f. 68

Grotesque from BL YT 43, f. 68

Detail of the lower section of the border with a two-bodied grotesque. Image taken from f. 68 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

God and David from BL YT 43, f. 68

God and David from BL YT 43, f. 68

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(alvum) of God and a naked David in the water, at the beginning of Psalm 68. Image taken from f. 68 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

Grotesque from BL YT 43, f. 100

Grotesque from BL YT 43, f. 100

Detail of the lower section of the border with a hybrid grotesque creature wearing a bishop's mitre and holding a crozier. Image taken from f. 100 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

Monks singing from BL YT 43, f. 100

Monks singing from BL YT 43, f. 100

Historiated initial 'C'(antate) of monks singing, with a partial border including grotesques, in the Psalms. Image taken from f. 100 of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

Saint from BL YT 43, f. 2v

Saint from BL YT 43, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of a female saint, from the calendar page for February. Image taken from f. 2v of Psalter and Book of Hours, Use of Saint-Omer. Written in Latin.

David from BL YT 14, f. 29v

David from BL YT 14, f. 29v

Miniature of the anointing and crowning of David, and foliate borders painted over the 14th-century pattern, at the beginning of Psalm 26. Image taken from f. 29v of Psalter, Use of Sarum (the 'St Omer Psalter'... more

Presentation in the Temple from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 149

Presentation in the Temple from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 149

Detail of a miniature of the Presentation in the Temple, with Joseph carrying a basket containing three doves, and a woman holding a tall taper. Image taken from f. 149 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Wr... more

Saul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 50

Saul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 50

Detail of a lower register miniature of Saul and another child meeting maidens outside a city. Image taken from f. 50 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses showing the laws from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 26

Moses showing the laws from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 26

Detail of a lower register miniature of Moses showing the laws to the Israelites. Image taken from f. 26 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Creation of the animals from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 2

Creation of the animals from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 2

Miniature of God creating the animals. Image taken from f. 2 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Historiated initial from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 190v

Historiated initial from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 190v

Detail of an historiated initial 'E'(xultate) of David playing the bells, at the beginning of Psalm 80. Image taken from f. 190v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Edmund from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 277

Edmund from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 277

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the martyrdom of Edmund, tied to a tree and shot at by three men with arrows. Image taken from f. 277 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 155v

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 155v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of women catching rabbits with a net and ferret. Image taken from f. 155v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Wrestling from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 161v

Wrestling from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 161v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two men wrestling, each mounted on another's shoulders. Image taken from f. 161v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Cranes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 123v

Cranes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 123v

Bas-de-page scene of four cranes, one of which is carrying a pebble in its claws in order to keep awake at night whilst on watch. Image taken from f. 123v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin... more

Gethsemane from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 244v

Gethsemane from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 244v

Detail of a miniature of four scenes from Gethsemane in quatrefoils: (top left) Christ praying, (top right) Christ finds the three disciples sleeping, (bottom left) Christ addresses those who have come to take ... more

Ebbo from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 206

Ebbo from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 206

Bas-de-page scene of Ebbo, the thief, surrounded by five figures, two of which bearing knives, and being supported by the Virgin for two days on the gallows, with a decorated initial 'D'(ominus). Image taken fr... more

Hippolytus from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 262v

Hippolytus from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 262v

Bas-de-page scene of Hippolytus being whipped by two men in the presence of a king, with two decorated initials: 'D'(omine) and 'M'(emento). Image taken from f. 262v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Writt... more

Dancing from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 166

Dancing from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 166

Bas-de-page scene of a young woman and a man, in the guise of a satyr, dancing together. Image taken from f. 166 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

The mother of Thomas of Canterbury from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 289

The mother of Thomas of Canterbury from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 289

Detail of a bas-de-page of the mother of Thomas of Canterbury being baptised, immersed in a large font, by two bishops. Image taken from f. 289 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with Fren... more

Men fighting from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 133

Men fighting from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 133

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two men fighting; one is riding a bull and armed with a spear, whilst the other is riding a horse and carrying a sword. Image taken from f. 133 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalt... more

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 18

Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 18

Detail of a miniature of Joseph meeting his brothers, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 18 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 108

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 108

Bas-de-page scene of a mother ape being pursued by two hunters, one with a horn; according to legend, she will carry her favourite child in her arms and her less favourite on her back, but will likely drop the ... more

Joseph and Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 18

Joseph and Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 18

Miniature of Joseph throwing chaff on the water, and Jacob seeing the wheat chaff and instructing his sons, in the upper register; and of Joseph meeting his brothers, in the lower register. Image taken from f. ... more

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 154

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 154

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man with two greyhounds, one of whom is seizing a hare. Image taken from f. 154 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Theodore from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 276

Theodore from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 276

Bas-de-page scene of Theodore being crucified, with two men pulling away at his flesh with large forks. Image taken from f. 276 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Cosmas and Damian from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 268v

Cosmas and Damian from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 268v

Bas-de-page scene of Cosmas and Damian before a judge. Image taken from f. 268v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Clerk from Pisa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 223v

Clerk from Pisa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 223v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a devoted clerk from Pisa and a woman, being led on horseback to their wedding ceremony, assisted by one other on horseback and one other on foot. Image taken from f. 223v of Ps... more

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Margaret being beheaded by a man with a raised sword and two men lying on the floor having been struck by lightning, with a decorated initial 'D'(eus). Image taken from f. 313 o... more

Two men swimming from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 170

Two men swimming from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 170

Bas-de-page scene of a man swimming, and another treading water. Image taken from f. 170 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Chrysogonus from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 279v

Chrysogonus from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 279v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Chrysogonus before a king assisted by one other. Image taken from f. 279v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Hezekiah and Catherine from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 281v

Hezekiah and Catherine from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 281v

Historiated initial 'E'(go) with Hezekiah lying in bed with his hands raised in prayer below a cloud with the head of the Almighty, with a bas-de-page scene of Catherine being sent to prison. Image taken from f... more

Cecilia from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 277v

Cecilia from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 277v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Cecilia before a king, assisted by a man, with a decorated initial 'L'(auda). Image taken from f. 277v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.