Crosses became a popular decoration on Byzantine weights. In Byzantium, precise measurement of goods was achieved by a set of standard balance weights.
Illuminated border and Initial 'N'(octiam) with an unfinished drawing of a seated man (possibly Bede) writing at the desk holding a quill and a knife, and on the bar border, a quadruped (dragon?). Image taken f... more
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
Initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, in the upper margin the signature of 'William Howarde 1579', in the right margin an ink drawing of a lion rampant, and in the lower margin the i... more