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Coloured initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 5v

Coloured initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 5v

Following the numbered list of chapters (some of the numbers are visible through the parchment in the right-hand column), the start of the main text is introduced by a large red initial 'B' and opening words in... more

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 2

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 2

Decorated initial 'G'(lorisissimo), the ownership inscription of the Benedictine abbey of Saint Pater, Gloucester, and the Old Royal press-mark 'no. 965'. Image taken from f. 2 of Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis... more

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 26v

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 26v

Detail of a pen-flourished initial 'H'(ec sunt), at the beginning of Exodus. Image taken from f. 26v of Bible. Written in Latin.

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 57v

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 57v

Detail of a pen-flourished initial 'L'(ocutus), at the beginning of Numbers. Image taken from f. 57v of Bible. Written in Latin.

Pen-flourished initials from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 219

Pen-flourished initials from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 219

Pen-flourished initials 'C'(hromatio) and 'P'(arabole), at the beginning of the prologue to Proverbs and of the Proverbs. Image taken from f. 219 of Bible. Written in Latin.

Text page from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 5

Text page from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 5

Text page from Genesis. Image taken from f. 5 of Bible. Written in Latin.

Adam and Eve from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 4v

Adam and Eve from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 4v

Miniature of Adam and Eve in paradise, with a trompe l'oeil border with a portrait of Henry VIII with his royal arms, and illuminated initial 'I'(n principio), at the beginning of Genesis. Image taken from f. 4... more

Adam and Eve from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 4v

Adam and Eve from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 4v

Detail of a miniature of Adam and Eve in paradise, at the beginning of Genesis. Image taken from f. 4v of Bible. Written in Latin.

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 1

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 1

Pen-flourished initial 'F'(rater) with two sided pen-flourished border, at the beginning of the Prologue. Image taken from f. 1 of Bible. Written in Latin.

White, C V - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Hite, C V - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Deland, C V - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Brown, C V - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Da Grug, C V - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Bicknell, C V - State: Missouri - Year: 1865
Ditmers, C V - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Fifteenth Confederate Cavalry, D-Ha - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Ditmers, C V - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Fifteenth Confederate Cava...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Latty, C V - 7th Cavalry

Latty, C V - 7th Cavalry

Age is [Blank]. Year listed as [BLANK]. Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Beamheart, C V - First Cavalry (Ninth State Troops)

Beamheart, C V - First Cavalry (Ninth State Troops)

Age is [Blank]. Year listed as [BLANK]. Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Huddleston, C V - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Eighth Confederate Cavalry, E-K - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Huddleston, C V - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Eighth Confederate Cava...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Thiroux, C V - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Twenty-second (Consolidated) Infantry, Re - Z - Louisiana

Thiroux, C V - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Twenty-second (Consolidate...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

A commercial tug passes the guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG-58) as the ship nears its berth at the naval station. The Philippine Sea and other ships of the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (C V-60) battle group are returning to Mayport following their deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

A commercial tug passes the guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELDDESERT STORM Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... more

Astrological diagram from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 25v

Astrological diagram from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 25v

Detail of a miniature of a figure from an astrological diagram. Image taken from f. 25v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Orithyia and Antiope from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 31v

Orithyia and Antiope from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 31v

Miniature of Orithyia and Antiope, queens of the Amazons. Image taken from f. 31v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de... more

Flora from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 101

Flora from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 101

Miniature of Flora enthroned in a landscape, with musicians, during her festival, with an illuminated initial 'S'. Image taken from f. 101 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous Fr... more

Claudia Quinta from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 118

Claudia Quinta from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 118

Miniature of Claudia Quinta using her belt to move the ship containing the image of Pissimunde, mother of the gods. Image taken from f. 118 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous F... more

Helen and Paris in a castle from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 54

Helen and Paris in a castle from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 54

Miniature of Helen and Paris in a castle. Image taken from f. 54 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et... more

Lavinia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 64v

Lavinia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 64v

Detail of a miniature of Lavinia nursing Julius Silvius, and Ascanius giving up the crown. Image taken from f. 64v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index ... more

Berenice Pontica, queen of Cappadocia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 112v

Berenice Pontica, queen of Cappadocia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 112v

Miniature of Berenice Pontica, queen of Cappadocia (daughter of Mithridates V), in a chariot avenging the death of her sons. Image taken from f. 112v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an a... more

Torture of Epicharis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 141v

Torture of Epicharis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 141v

Miniature of the torture of Epicharis. Image taken from f. 141v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et ... more

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 22v

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 22v

Miniatures of two figures in two compartments, relating to the accompanying astrological tables. Image taken from f. 22v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Ypone' (Hippo) drowning herself from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86

Ypone' (Hippo) drowning herself from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86

Miniature of 'Ypone' (Hippo) drowning herself. Image taken from f. 86 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobl... more

'Semiamira' (Julia Soaemias) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 150v

'Semiamira' (Julia Soaemias) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 150v

Miniature of 'Semiamira' (Julia Soaemias), mother of Elagabalus, among the Roman senators. Image taken from f. 150v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index... more

Busa of Canusium from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 107

Busa of Canusium from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 107

Miniature of Busa of Canusium entertaining the Romans after Cannae. Image taken from f. 107 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... more

Pontheslea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49

Pontheslea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49

Detail of a miniature of Pontheslea, queen of the Amazons, on horseback with warriors. Image taken from f. 49 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De cl... more

Sulpicia leaving her friends from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 128

Sulpicia leaving her friends from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 128

Miniature of Sulpicia leaving her friends, to follow her husband Lentulus Cruscellio into exile. Image taken from f. 128 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (... more

Artemisia defeating the Rhodians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90v

Artemisia defeating the Rhodians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90v

Miniature of Artemisia defeating the Rhodians. Image taken from f. 90v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nob... more

Jeanne, queen of Jerusalem and Sicily from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 165v

Jeanne, queen of Jerusalem and Sicily from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 165v

Miniature of Jeanne, queen of Jerusalem and Sicily, receiving gifts from her subjects. Image taken from f. 165v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De ... more

Death of Harmonia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 106

Death of Harmonia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 106

Detail of a miniature of the death of Harmonia, daughter of Gelon. Image taken from f. 106 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le... more

Paulina in the temple of Isis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 137v

Paulina in the temple of Isis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 137v

Miniature of Paulina in the temple of Isis. Image taken from f. 137v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes noble... more

Porcia, daughter of Cato Uticensis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 125

Porcia, daughter of Cato Uticensis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 125

Miniature of Porcia, daughter of Cato Uticensis and wife of Brutus, eating hot coals. Image taken from f. 125 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De cl... more

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 19v

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 19v

Miniatures of two figures in two compartments, relating to the accompanying astrological tables. Image taken from f. 19v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Miniature of Camilla, Queen of the Volscians, hunting. Image taken from f. 59v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de fe... more

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Detail of a miniature of Medea seated, uttering a spell; Jason on horseback, and the slaughter either of Absyrtus or of one of Medea's children. Image taken from f. 29 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris ... more

Thisbe finding the body of Pyramus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 22

Thisbe finding the body of Pyramus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 22

Miniature of Thisbe finding the body of Pyramus. Image taken from f. 22 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... more

Text page from BL Royal 19 C V, f. 131

Text page from BL Royal 19 C V, f. 131

Text page with decorated initials. Image taken from f. 131 of Commentary on the Psalms (51-100). Written in Latin and French.

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 21v

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 21v

Detail of a figure of Tristicia (Sadness) in a compartment, relating to an astrological table. Image taken from f. 21v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Megullia Dotata from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86v

Megullia Dotata from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86v

Miniature of Megullia Dotata. Image taken from f. 86v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées).... more

Astrological diagram from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 25v

Astrological diagram from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 25v

Detail of a miniature of a figure from an astrological diagram. Image taken from f. 25v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Frontispiece in four panels, of Boccaccio reading a book, Boccaccio presenting the book to Andrea Acciaiuoli, countess of Altavilla, a messenger presenting a letter to Semiramis, and a queen with four female mu... more

Beaufort badge from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 1

Beaufort badge from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 1

Partial bar border with foliate motifs and a large initial 'D'(e) with the Beaufort badge of a portcullis and chains surmounted by a coronet. Image taken from f. 1 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris muli... more

Mithridates VI and Hypsicratea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 119

Mithridates VI and Hypsicratea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 119

Miniature of Mithridates VI and his wife, Hypsicratea, on horseback. Image taken from f. 119 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, ... more

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 93v

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 93v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 93v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... more

Agamemnon and Clytemnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 52v

Agamemnon and Clytemnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 52v

Miniature of Agamemnon being clubbed on the head by Aegisthus; Clytemnestra is in front with an attendant. Image taken from f. 52v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French tra... more

Marianne, wife of Herod the Great from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129v

Marianne, wife of Herod the Great from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129v

Miniature of Marianne, wife of Herod the Great, slain with an axe. Image taken from f. 129v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... more

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 116v

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11...

Miniature of 'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea, waiting on her father Mithridates. Image taken from f. 116v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (inde... more

Statue of Opis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11

Statue of Opis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11

Miniature of the statue of Opis, wife of Saturn, with two Roman worshippers. Image taken from f. 11 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulie... more

Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75

Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75

Detail of a miniature of Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil at her loom, while women spin and card wool. Image taken from f. 75 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (in... more

The wives of the Messenians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 46v

The wives of the Messenians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 46v

Miniature of the wives of the Messenians visiting their husbands in prison. Image taken from f. 46v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulie... more

Agrippina, widow of Germanicus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 136v

Agrippina, widow of Germanicus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 136v

Miniature of Agrippina, widow of Germanicus, refusing food. Image taken from f. 136v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre... more

Libya from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20

Libya from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20

Detail of a miniature of a crowned Libya giving orders to three men. Image taken from f. 20 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... more

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 20v

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 20v

Miniatures of two figures in two compartments, relating to the accompanying astrological tables. Image taken from f. 20v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Death of Dido from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 65

Death of Dido from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 65

Detail of a miniature of the death of Dido. Image taken from f. 65 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles ... more

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Miniature of Medea seated, uttering a spell; Jason on horseback, and the slaughter either of Absyrtus or of one of Medea's children. Image taken from f. 29 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus i... more

Niobe from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 26

Niobe from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 26

Detail of a miniature of Niobe viewing the dead bodies of her husband, Amphion, and two of her children. Image taken from f. 26 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French trans... more

Pamphila from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 72v

Pamphila from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 72v

Miniature of Pamphila, the daughter of Plates, collecting silk worm cocoons and spinning them, with an illuminated initial 'P'(amphile) and a bar border. Image taken from f. 72v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, ... more

Cassandra and Priam from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 51v

Cassandra and Priam from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 51v

Miniature of Cassandra, Priam, and another figure with an uplifted sword. Image taken from f. 51v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieri... more

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Detail of a frontispiece in four panels, of Boccaccio reading a book, Boccaccio presenting the book to Andrea Acciaiuoli, countess of Altavilla, a messenger presenting a letter to Semiramis, and a queen with fo... more

Hecuba from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 50v

Hecuba from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 50v

Detail of a miniature of Hecuba viewing the slaughter of Priam and her children. Image taken from f. 50v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris ... more

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 17v

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 17v

Miniatures of two figures in two compartments, relating to the accompanying astrological tables. Image taken from f. 17v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Inscription from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 3v

Inscription from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 3v

Inscription: 'Liber [regis] Ric[ard]i [secundi] quem fecit fieri motu p[ro]prio anno / regni [sui] Anglie et Franc[ie] quartodecimo'. Image taken from f. 3v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). ... more

Triaria, wife of L. Vitellius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 146v

Triaria, wife of L. Vitellius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 146v

Miniature of Triaria, wife of L. Vitellius, in battle. Image taken from f. 146v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de f... more

Illuminated initials and border from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 93

Illuminated initials and border from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 93

Illuminated initials 'T'(andem) and 'E'(t factum) with a partial trompe l'oeil border, at the beginning of the prologue to Joshua and of Joshua. Image taken from f. 93 of Bible. Written in Latin.

Antonia, widow of Drusus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 135v

Antonia, widow of Drusus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 135v

Miniature of Antonia, widow of Drusus, refusing her suitors, and a musician with a harp. Image taken from f. 135v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index D... more

Marriage of Constantia and  Henry VI from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 160

Marriage of Constantia and Henry VI from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 160

Miniature of of the marriage of Constantia to the Emperor Henry VI. Image taken from f. 160 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... more

The Adriatic from BL Royal 14 C V, ff. 5v-6

The Adriatic from BL Royal 14 C V, ff. 5v-6

Portolan chart of the Adriatic. Image taken from ff. 5v-6 of Atlas with seven double-page Portolan charts (index Portolano, maps, Lord Lumley's Atlas). Written in Latin.

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Detail of a miniature of Camilla, Queen of the Volscians, hunting. Image taken from f. 59v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le... more

'Curie' (Turia) hiding her husband Q. Lucretius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 126v

'Curie' (Turia) hiding her husband Q. Lucretius from BL Royal 20 C V, ...

Miniature of 'Curie (Turia) hiding her husband Q. Lucretius in the roof. Image taken from f. 126v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieri... more

Death of Olympias from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 97

Death of Olympias from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 97

Miniature of the death of Olympias, queen of Macedonia. Image taken from f. 97 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de fe... more

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 22

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 22

Astrological tables continuing from the tables of Rubeus and Tristicia. Image taken from f. 22 of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 116v

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11...

Detail of a miniature of 'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea, waiting on her father Mithridates. Image taken from f. 116v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French trans... more

David and Goliath from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 118v

David and Goliath from BL Royal 1 C V, f. 118v

Illuminated initial 'F'(uit vir) with trompe l'oeil border containing a miniature of David killing Goliath, at the beginning of 1 Kings. Image taken from f. 118v of Bible. Written in Latin.

'Sabic Pompee' (Poppaea Sabina) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 144v

'Sabic Pompee' (Poppaea Sabina) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 144v

Miniature of 'Sabic Pompee' (Poppaea Sabina), wife of Nero, in a horse-litter. Image taken from f. 144v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris m... more

Neoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49v

Neoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49v

Miniature of Neoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena at the tomb of Achilles. Image taken from f. 49v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus... more

Hymnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 24

Hymnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 24

Detail of a miniature of Hymnestra being arrested on the order of Danaus. Image taken from f. 24 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulierib... more

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 104

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 104

Miniature of 'Marcie qui fut de Varron' (i.e. Jaia of Cyzicus) with mirror and sculptor's tools. Image taken from f. 104 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (... more

Thamar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90

Thamar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90

Miniature of Thamar painting a picture of Diana. Image taken from f. 90 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... more

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 26v

Astrological tables from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 26v

Text page with astrological tables. Image taken from f. 26v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Tables). Written in Latin.

Cornificia with book on desk from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129

Cornificia with book on desk from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129

Miniature of Cornificia with book on desk. Image taken from f. 129 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles ... more

Erythraea writing from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 32v

Erythraea writing from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 32v

Detail of a miniature of Erythraea writing. Image taken from f. 32v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles... more

Minerva crowned from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 15

Minerva crowned from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 15

Detail of a miniature of Minerva crowned, instructing men in making armour, while a man uses counters and another plays the flageolet. Image taken from f. 15 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus... more

Irene painting a picture from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 96

Irene painting a picture from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 96

Miniature of Irene, daughter of Cratinus, painting a picture of a boy. Image taken from f. 96 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus,... more

'Enguborade' (Engeldruda) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 158v

'Enguborade' (Engeldruda) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 158v

Miniature of 'Enguborade' (Engeldruda), Florentine virgin, given in marriage to Guido by the Emperor Otho. Image taken from f. 158v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French tr... more

Theoxena fleeing in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 110v

Theoxena fleeing in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 110v

Miniature of Theoxena, in a ship, fleeing from Philip V of Macedon, and giving a child poison. Image taken from f. 110v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (i... more

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 121

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 121

Miniature of Sempronia, wife of a Roman consul, with a book, desk, and musical instruments, being embraced by a man. Image taken from f. 121 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous ... more

Medusa in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 33

Medusa in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 33

Miniature of Medusa in a ship, with ensign representing Pegasus. Image taken from f. 33 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le li... more

Rhea Silvia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 73

Rhea Silvia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 73

Miniature of Rhea Silvia, with men digging her grave, with a wolf and twins behind, with an illuminated initial 'R'(eayle) and a bar border. Image taken from f. 73 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris muli... more

Inscription from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 227v

Inscription from BL Royal 12 C V, f. 227v

Inscription: inscribed 'orate p[ro] bono statu Wylliamus meddelton/ Orate p[ro] animab[us] s[ir] robert[us] massam et alc. /meddelton', Image taken from f. 227v of Libellus geomancie (Book of Astrological Table... more

Death of Cleopatra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 131v

Death of Cleopatra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 131v

Miniature of of the death of Cleopatra; blood drips from her arms into the mouths of two dragons. Image taken from f. 131v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation... more

Death of Agrippina from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 139

Death of Agrippina from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 139

Detail of a miniature of the death of Agrippina as Nero looks on. Image taken from f. 139 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le ... more