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Jerusalem from BL Eg 1070, f. 5

Jerusalem from BL Eg 1070, f. 5

Full-page miniature of Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock Image taken from f. 5 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calendar and rubrics in French.

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 10

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 10

August in a calendarial table, in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis': Image taken from f. 10 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 6v

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 6v

January in a calendarial table, in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis': Image taken from f. 6v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Calendar from BL Harley 2799, f. 1

Calendar from BL Harley 2799, f. 1

Page with calendrical information, including a trimmed inscription at the top. Image taken from f. 1 of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in three columns,... More

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.

Penwork initial from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 147

Penwork initial from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 147

Penwork initial 'E'(t) with foliate decoration. Image taken from f. 147 of Theological miscellany, including Meditations, prayers and letters; Poem on the ceremonial of the Mass; Sermons; theological works; ca... More

Calendar from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 10v

Calendar from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 10v

Calendar with saints and table to calculate the date of Easter. Image taken from f. 10v of Theological miscellany, including Meditations, prayers and letters; Poem on the ceremonial of the Mass; Sermons; theol... More

Manuscript Leaf with June Calendar, from a Royal Psalter
Manuscript Leaf with June Calendar, from a Royal Psalter
Calendar from BL Harley 531, f. 26

Calendar from BL Harley 531, f. 26

Calendar page. Image taken from f. 26 of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera), in a mathematical and scientific miscellany. 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.

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.

Crucifixion from BL YT 37, f. 118v

Crucifixion from BL YT 37, f. 118v

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with a decorated initial 'D'(omine) and a full foliate border, at the beginning of the Hours of the Cross. Image taken from f. 118v of Book of Hours, Use of Bourges, with a Parisia... More

Peter from BL YT 3, f. 259

Peter from BL YT 3, f. 259

Miniature of Peter, seated on a papal throne and holding a key, at the beginning of his suffrage. On either side are red-robed cardinals, and a surpliced clerk kneels before him holding an open book, with a fu... More

Walking on Water from BL Arundel 157, f. 7v

Walking on Water from BL Arundel 157, f. 7v

Miniatures of Christ walking on water and of the Transfiguration. Image taken from f. 7v of Psalter, including a calendar (ff. 13-18v). Written in Latin.

Illuminated border and initial from BL Sloane 965, f. 25

Illuminated border and initial from BL Sloane 965, f. 25

Illuminated border and initial 'F'(or). Image taken from f. 25 of Medical miscellany, including a lunary (ff. 6v-7); anonymous text on humours, elements, and urines, a calendar (ff. 11-21v); Guy of Chauliac's A... More

Last Judgement from BL YT 3, f. 32v

Last Judgement from BL YT 3, f. 32v

Detail of the lower border from a miniature of the Last Judgement of an angel, holding a skull, kneeling in a churchyard. Image taken from f. 32v of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Written in L... More

Assumption of the Virgin from BL Harley 2449, f. 223

Assumption of the Virgin from BL Harley 2449, f. 223

Historiated initial 'T'(ot) of the Assumption of the Virgin, with Mary raised up to heaven by four angels. Image taken from f. 223 of Prayers for saints' vigils with a calendar. Written in Latin.

Crucifixion from BL Arundel 83, f. 116v

Crucifixion from BL Arundel 83, f. 116v

Detail of the Crucifixion and Christ's side being pierced by the lance. Image taken from f. 116v of Psalter and Book of Hours (the 'Howard Psalter and Hours') (Arundel 83 I) (ends imperfectly); including a cale... More

December from BL YT 29, f. 12v

December from BL YT 29, f. 12v

Calendar page for December. Image taken from f. 12v of Book of Hours, Use of Rome (the 'Hours of Bonaparte Ghislieri', formerly known as 'The Albani Hours'). Written in Latin.

Illuminated initials and border from BL Harley 5371, f. 19v

Illuminated initials and border from BL Harley 5371, f. 19v

Illuminated initials and border with foliate decoration. Image taken from f. 19v of Book of Hours, Use of Sarum, with a calendar (ff. 1-6v), imperfect. Written in Latin.

Adoration of the Magi from BL Harley 2998, f. 38

Adoration of the Magi from BL Harley 2998, f. 38

Miniature of the Adoration of the Magi, illuminated initial 'D'(eus) and foliate borders, at the beginning of Sext in the Hours of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 38 of Book of Hours, Use effaced, probably Roue... More

February from BL Harley 2979, f. 9

February from BL Harley 2979, f. 9

Calendar page for February, with a miniature of a man warming his feet by a fire. Image taken from f. 9 of Book of Hours, Use of Clermont (Hours of the Virgin), and Use of Brioude (Hours of the Dead), imperfect... More

Man holding an orb from BL Harley 4350, f. 4

Man holding an orb from BL Harley 4350, f. 4

Historiated initial 'I'(ntentio) of a man holding an orb at the beginning of Grosseteste's Computus correctorius, astronomical diagram at the bottom of the page. Image taken from f. 4 of Various astronomical an... More

Christ and David from BL YT 18, f. 52

Christ and David from BL YT 18, f. 52

Historiated initial 'D'(ixit) with Christ and David pointing to his mouth, with a hybrid in the lower margin, at the beginning of Psalm 38. Image taken from f. 52 of Psalter, including a calendar, canticles. Wr... More

Beatus page from BL Arundel 60, f. 13

Beatus page from BL Arundel 60, f. 13

Historiated initial 'B'(eatus) with a man and David and decorated border, at the beginning of Psalm 1. Image taken from f. 13 of Psalter with Old English gloss, the Psalms preceded by a calendar and compotus ma... More

Stag hunting from BL Eg 1146, f. 8v

Stag hunting from BL Eg 1146, f. 8v

Detail of miniature of a nobleman engaged in stag hunting, from the calendar for July. Image taken from f. 8v of Book of Hours, Use of Worms, with elements of a Breviary. Written in Latin.

Inhabited initial word from BL Add 26970, f. 50

Inhabited initial word from BL Add 26970, f. 50

Initial word inhabited by hybrids, at the beginning of the Haggadah. Image taken from f. 50 of Festival prayer book (ff. 1-167v), ~Issur we-heter~ by Rabbi Isaac ben Meir of Düren (ff. 167v-177v), calendar (ff.... More

Decorated intials from BL Harley 2802, f. 206

Decorated intials from BL Harley 2802, f. 206

Decorated initials and standing figure of Silvester. Image taken from f. 206 of Passional (the 'Arnstein Passional'), the last of three volumes with October-December, with a calendar (ff. 2v-3v), including the ... More

May from BL Royal 1 D X, f. 11

May from BL Royal 1 D X, f. 11

Calendar page for May with an inhabited initial 'KL' and two medallions, of a man riding with a falcon, and of Gemini. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter (index Old Testament, Bible). Written in Latin.

Coronation of the Virgin from BL Stowe 25, f. 112v

Coronation of the Virgin from BL Stowe 25, f. 112v

Miniature of the Coronation of the Virgin, and full foliate border, at the beginning of Compline in the Hours of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 112v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris. Written in Latin, the calend... More

Microcosmic man from BL Sloane 282, f. 18

Microcosmic man from BL Sloane 282, f. 18

Drawing of microcosmic man, bounded by the spheres of the four elements and the planets, taking the place of Earth in the centre. Image taken from f. 18 of Astrological-medical miscellany, including a calendar ... More

August from BL King's 9, ff. 9v-10

August from BL King's 9, ff. 9v-10

Calendar page for August, with a lower border of two men inside a barn, one threshing and the other winnowing, with two others watching through the open window, and a man fishing, and a roundel of Virgo. The u... More

Monks singing from BL Harley 2899, f. 75

Monks singing from BL Harley 2899, f. 75

Historiated initial 'C'(antate) of monks singing at a lectern, at the beginning of Psalm 97. Image taken from f. 75 of Psalter (the 'Psalter of Queen Philippa'), with a calendar (ff. 2-7v), Psalms (ff. 8-109), ... More

Gemini from BL Arundel 60, f. 4

Gemini from BL Arundel 60, f. 4

Detail of Gemini in the calendar. Image taken from f. 4 of Psalter with Old English gloss, the Psalms preceded by a calendar and compotus material (ff. 1-12), and followed by canticles and litany (ff. 119-132v)... More

John from BL Eg 2907, f. 113

John from BL Eg 2907, f. 113

Historiated initial 'I'(n) with a nimbed eagle and decorated letters at the beginning of John, with marginal decoration. Image taken from f. 113 of New Testament, with calendar (ff. 309v-312). Written in Latin.

Crucifixion and holy women at the tomb from BL Harley 2930, f. 12v

Crucifixion and holy women at the tomb from BL Harley 2930, f. 12v

Full page miniature of the Crucifixion and of an angel greeting the holy women at the empty tomb. Image taken from f. 12v of Psalter-Hour, including a calendar (ff. 3-8v). Written in Latin with some French prayers.

Entry into Jerusalem from BL Harley 2449, f. 78v

Entry into Jerusalem from BL Harley 2449, f. 78v

Miniature of the entry into Jerusalem, with Christ riding a donkey towards a gate with a portcullis. Image taken from f. 78v of Prayers for saints' vigils with a calendar. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Harley 2895, f. 69v

Detail from BL Harley 2895, f. 69v

Image taken from f. 69v of Psalter, imperfect, beginning with Psalm 2:8 and with folios excised (the 'Charité- sur- Loire Psalter), with a calendar and related tables (ff. 1-8v), with prayers (f. 87r-v); and li... More

Gluttony from BL YT 3, f. 168v

Gluttony from BL YT 3, f. 168v

Detail of a miniature of a wealthy man riding a wolf, carrying a sword and a chalice and followed by a servant with flagons of wine, as a personification of Gluttony (Gloutenie), in the Penitential Psalms. Imag... More

March from BL Harley 2897, f. 2

March from BL Harley 2897, f. 2

Calendar page for March. Image taken from f. 2 of Breviary (the 'Breviary of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria'), Use of Rome (index Breviary of Jean sans Peur). Written in Latin and some French.

April from BL Harley 1892, f. 26v

April from BL Harley 1892, f. 26v

Calendar page for April, with a full border, including Taurus the bull. Image taken from f. 26v of Various prayers including indulgenced prayers, and Gospel Lessons. Written in Latin.

Lion from BL Arundel 157, f. 65

Lion from BL Arundel 157, f. 65

Detail of historiated initial of Samson or David and a lion. Image taken from f. 65 of Psalter, including a calendar (ff. 13-18v). Written in Latin.

Calendar from BL Or 11594, f. 2v

Calendar from BL Or 11594, f. 2v

Full-page chart for the calendar. Image taken from f. 2v of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) for the whole year, Sephardic rite, with the commentary of Joseph Zaddik. Written in Hebrew.

King David from BL Harley 2968, 73v

King David from BL Harley 2968, 73v

Miniature of King David kneeling in front of a citadel, at the beginning of the seven Penitential Psalms. Image taken from 73v of Book of Hours with a calendar (ff. 2-7v), Use of Rome. Written in Latin and some French.

The devil tempting Christ from BL Harley 2930, f. 47

The devil tempting Christ from BL Harley 2930, f. 47

Partial bar border with a historiated initial (Dixit) of a devil) addressing Christ, at Psalm 52: 'Dixit insipiens in corde suo non est Deus' ('The fool has said in his heart "There is no God"). Image taken fro... More

Virgin and Child from BL YT 3, f. 27

Virgin and Child from BL YT 3, f. 27

Miniature of the Virgin and Child, with full foliate borders, at the beginning of the prayer O intemerata. Image taken from f. 27 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Written in Latin, with a Fre... More

Puzzle initial from BL Eg 2622, f. 2

Puzzle initial from BL Eg 2622, f. 2

Puzzle initial 'F'(ilius) at the beginning of mnemonic verses on the calendar, with explanations in prose. Image taken from f. 2 of Mathematical and other treatises, including Chaucer's Treatise of the astrolab... More

Apollonia from BL YT 3, f. 284v

Apollonia from BL YT 3, f. 284v

Detail of a miniature of Apollonia in a blue dress and bound hands, having her teeth pulled during her martyrdom, at the beginning of her suffrage. Image taken from f. 284v of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The D... More

Bear hunting from BL Eg 1146, f. 11v

Bear hunting from BL Eg 1146, f. 11v

Detail of a miniature of a nobleman engaged in bear hunting, from the calendar page for October. Image taken from f. 11v of Book of Hours, Use of Worms, with elements of a Breviary. Written in Latin.

Dragon and Elephant from BL Harley 273, f. 80

Dragon and Elephant from BL Harley 273, f. 80

Detail of a pen drawing of a dragon and an elephant. Image taken from f. 80 of Miscellany, including a calendar, Psalter with prayers and Hours of the Virgin, imperfect, Bestiaire d'amour; Rules, and the Chro... More

Emtombment of Christ from BL YT 3, f. 148v

Emtombment of Christ from BL YT 3, f. 148v

Miniature of the entombment of Christ, with Joseph, Nicodemus, the Virgin and two Maries, John the Evangelist, and another man standing near the tomb, with a full foliate border, at the beginning of Compline of... More

September from BL Royal 2 A III, f. 6

September from BL Royal 2 A III, f. 6

Miniature of a man sowing crops, in the calendar for September. Image taken from f. 6 of Psalter (for use in the diocese of Liège). Written in Latin.

Text page from BL Lansdowne 383, f. 153v

Text page from BL Lansdowne 383, f. 153v

Text page. Image taken from f. 153v of Psalter (the 'Shaftesbury Psalter') with calendar and prayers. Written in Latin.

Agony in the Garden from BL YT 3, f. 120

Agony in the Garden from BL YT 3, f. 120

Detail of a miniature of the Agony in the Garden, at the beginning of Matins of the Passion. Image taken from f. 120 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Written in Latin, with a French calendar.

Calendar from BL Harley 2897, f. 3

Calendar from BL Harley 2897, f. 3

Calendar page with illuminated initials and marginal hybrid creature. Image taken from f. 3 of Breviary (the 'Breviary of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria'), Use of Rome (index Breviary of Jean sans Pe... More

February from BL YT 29, f. 2

February from BL YT 29, f. 2

Calendar page for February, with a miniature of Peter Martyr (Peter Verona). Image taken from f. 2 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome (the 'Hours of Bonaparte Ghislieri', formerly known as 'The Albani Hours'). Writt... More

The Betrayal from BL Lansdowne 420, f. 11v

The Betrayal from BL Lansdowne 420, f. 11v

Full-page illuminated miniature in two registers of the Betrayal above with Peter with a sword and five men, some with weapons, behind Judas; and below, Christ being mocked by two men. Image taken from f. 11v o... More

Detail from BL Harley 2895, f. 36

Detail from BL Harley 2895, f. 36

Image taken from f. 36 of Psalter, imperfect, beginning with Psalm 2:8 and with folios excised (the 'Charité- sur- Loire Psalter), with a calendar and related tables (ff. 1-8v), with prayers (f. 87r-v); and lit... More

Peter from BL Eg 2908, f. 356

Peter from BL Eg 2908, f. 356

Historiated initial 'P'(etrus) of Peter being handed the keys at the beginning of 1 Peter. Image taken from f. 356 of Bible, with prologues, with a Franciscan calendar (ff. 364v-365v); and the Interpretations o... More

Mary of Egypt from BL YT 3, f. 287

Mary of Egypt from BL YT 3, f. 287

Miniature of Mary of Egypt, covered in golden hair, being handed a cloak by Zosimus, with a full foliate border, at the beginning of her suffrage. Image taken from f. 287 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dun... More

Bridget of Sweden from BL YT 18, f. 234

Bridget of Sweden from BL YT 18, f. 234

Detail of a miniature of Bridget of Sweden, at the beginning of a prayer. Image taken from f. 234 of Prayers. Written in Latin, with a calendar in French.

Pentecost from BL Harley 2935, f. 48v

Pentecost from BL Harley 2935, f. 48v

Miniature of Pentecost, decorated initial 'D'(omine) and foliate borders including a bird, at the beginning of the Hours of the Holy Spirit. Image taken from f. 48v of Book of Hours, Use of Chartres. Written in... More

December from BL Royal 2 A XXII, f. 10v

December from BL Royal 2 A XXII, f. 10v

Calendar page for December with a medallion of Capricorn. Image taken from f. 10v of Psalter, with litany, prayers and Easter tables (The 'Westminster Psalter') (index Old Testament, Bible). Written in Latin.

Initial, border and bas-de-page from BL Lansdowne 463, f. 104

Initial, border and bas-de-page from BL Lansdowne 463, f. 104

Decorated foliate initial 'B'(eatus), and a three-sided foliate border with a bas-de-page scene of a farmer's wife pursuing a fox who has stolen a goose, at the beginning of the Ordinal. Image taken from f. 104... More

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3900, f. 42

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3900, f. 42

Three-sided boder with rinceaux motifs and an illuminated initial 'I'(n) at the beginning of John's Gospel. Image taken from f. 42 of Calendar, excerpts from the Gospels, and prayers from a Book of Hours. Writt... More

January from BL Royal 1 D X, f. 9

January from BL Royal 1 D X, f. 9

Calendar page for January with an inhabited initial 'KL' and two medallions, of a man drinking from a horn and of Aquarius. Image taken from f. 9 of Psalter (index Old Testament, Bible). Written in Latin.

Historiated initial from BL Harley 7398B, f. 151

Historiated initial from BL Harley 7398B, f. 151

Detail of an historiated initial 'B'(eatus). Image taken from f. 151 of Breviary, use of Sarum, with a calendar (ff. 145-150v). Written in Latin.

Diagram and initial from BL Sloane 389, ff. 1v-2

Diagram and initial from BL Sloane 389, ff. 1v-2

Diagram, and decorated initial. Image taken from ff. 1v-2 of Medical miscellany, including the Golden Table treatise (ff. 72-76v); the Golden Table of Pythagoras, imperfect (ff. 93-94v); regimen for diet and bl... More

Pentecost from BL YT 37, f. 122

Pentecost from BL YT 37, f. 122

Detail of a miniature of the Pentecost, at the beginning of the Hours of the Holy Spirit. Image taken from f. 122 of Book of Hours, Use of Bourges, with a Parisian calendar. Written in Latin, with a calendar in French.

Betrayal of Christ from BL YT 3, f. 120

Betrayal of Christ from BL YT 3, f. 120

Miniatures of the Betrayal of Christ, the Agony in the Garden, and the Arrest of Christ, at the beginning of Matins of the Passion. Image taken from f. 120 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Wr... More

Pentecost from BL Harley 2923, f. 15v

Pentecost from BL Harley 2923, f. 15v

Detail of miniature of Pentecost, at the beginning of the Hours of the Holy Ghost. Image taken from f. 15v of Book of Hours, Use of Tournai. Written in Latin, with calendar and most rubrics in French.

Christ from BL Arundel 157, f. 83

Christ from BL Arundel 157, f. 83

Detail of historiated initial of Christ blessing a woman holding a chalice. Image taken from f. 83 of Psalter, including a calendar (ff. 13-18v). Written in Latin.

February from BL Royal 2 B III, f. 2v

February from BL Royal 2 B III, f. 2v

Miniature of a woman holding a candle before an altar, in the calendar for February. Image taken from f. 2v of Psalter. Written in Latin.

March from BL Harley 2332, f. 4

March from BL Harley 2332, f. 4

Calendar page for March with tinted drawings of saints Edward, Cuthbert, a blessing hand (Benedict), and a fleur-de-lis (for the feast of the Annunciation). Image taken from f. 4 of Almanac with an astrological... More

Priest administering last rites from BL YT 3, f. 211

Priest administering last rites from BL YT 3, f. 211

Detail of a miniature from the lower margin of the folio, of a priest administering the sacrament of extreme unction (last rites) to a frail man lying in a canopied bed, at the beginning of Matins of the Office... More

May from BL Lansdowne 381, f. 3v

May from BL Lansdowne 381, f. 3v

Calendar page for May, with Gemini the twins and a man working with vines. Image taken from f. 3v of Psalter, fragment ('Psalter of Henry the Lion'). Written in Latin.

December from BL Arundel 60, f. 7v

December from BL Arundel 60, f. 7v

Calendar page for December, with Capricorn. Image taken from f. 7v of Psalter with Old English gloss, the Psalms preceded by a calendar and compotus material (ff. 1-12), and followed by canticles and litany (ff... More

Detail from BL Eg 3153, f. 82v

Detail from BL Eg 3153, f. 82v

Detail of illuminated initial 'P'. Image taken from f. 82v of Missal, including a calendar (ff. 1v-7). Written in Latin.

Peter and Paul from BL Harley 2801, f. 21

Peter and Paul from BL Harley 2801, f. 21

Detail of a miniature of Christ speaking to Peter outside the walls of Rome, with two other disciples listening. Image taken from f. 21 of Passional (the 'Arnstein Passional'), the second of three volumes with ... More

Marginal notes from BL Harley 218, f. 47

Marginal notes from BL Harley 218, f. 47

Notes added by a reader in 1512 to the margin of a page of Johann Lichtenberger, 'Prognosticatio', printed in Strasburg by Kistler after 31 December 1499. Image taken from f. 47 of Miscellany, including and ast... More

Detail from BL Burn 336, f. 110

Detail from BL Burn 336, f. 110

Detail of puzzle initial. Image taken from f. 110 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris. Written in Latin, the Calendar and some prayers in French.

Crucifixion from BL Arundel 83, f. 116

Crucifixion from BL Arundel 83, f. 116

Detail of a miniature of the Crucifixion. Image taken from f. 116 of Psalter and Book of Hours (the 'Howard Psalter and Hours') (Arundel 83 I) (ends imperfectly); including a calendar of uncertain East Anglian ... More

May from BL Eg 1146, f. 7

May from BL Eg 1146, f. 7

Calendar page for May. Image taken from f. 7 of Book of Hours, Use of Worms, with elements of a Breviary. Written in Latin.

January from BL Harley 2979, f. 8

January from BL Harley 2979, f. 8

Calendar page for January, with a miniature of the two-faced Janus at a dining table. Image taken from f. 8 of Book of Hours, Use of Clermont (Hours of the Virgin), and Use of Brioude (Hours of the Dead), imper... More

February from BL YT 7, f. 3

February from BL YT 7, f. 3

Calendar page for February. Image taken from f. 3 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere). Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Arundel 377, f. 35v

Decorated initial from BL Arundel 377, f. 35v

Detail of decorated initial. Image taken from f. 35v of Miscellany, including a calendar and astrological texts, including Roger's Hereford tables (ff. 77-87); excerpts from William of Conches's Dragmaticon phi... More

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2908, f. 9

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2908, f. 9

Illuminated initial. Image taken from f. 9 of Sacramentary (the 'Augsburg Sacramentary') with calendar (ff. 1v-7). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the life of Christ from BL Arundel 83, f. 124v

Scenes from the life of Christ from BL Arundel 83, f. 124v

Miniature of six scenes from the life of Christ, from the De Lisle Psalter (Arundel 83 II): the Massacre of the Innocents, the Miracle at Cana, the Raising of Lazarus, the Entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper,... More

Detail from BL Harley 2895, f. 51v

Detail from BL Harley 2895, f. 51v

Image taken from f. 51v of Psalter, imperfect, beginning with Psalm 2:8 and with folios excised (the 'Charité- sur- Loire Psalter), with a calendar and related tables (ff. 1-8v), with prayers (f. 87r-v); and li... More

Genitals from BL Sloane 776, f. 203v

Genitals from BL Sloane 776, f. 203v

Marginal drawing of diseased genitals. Image taken from f. 203v of Treatise on Surgery, with tables and calendar. Written in English.

January from BL King's 9, ff. 2v-3

January from BL King's 9, ff. 2v-3

Calendar for January, with a border of a winter scene below of a man seated before a fire and out in the snow with a dog, a roundel of Aquarius, and an upper scatter border of flowers and birds. Image taken fro... More

Jonah and the whale from BL Harley 2930, f. 56

Jonah and the whale from BL Harley 2930, f. 56

Historiated initial 'S'(alvum) of Jonah in the mouth of the whale and Christ holding an open book, at Psalm 68: 'Salvum me fac deus' ('Save me, O God'). Image taken from f. 56 of Psalter-Hour, including a calen... More

Animal from BL Harley 2905, f. 55

Animal from BL Harley 2905, f. 55

Decorated initial 'Q'(uem) with an animal drinking and decorated line-fillers in the form of heads and a bird. Image taken from f. 55 of Psalter, with a calendar (ff. 1-6v), Psalms, imperfect (ff. 7-190v), and ... More

Kings from BL Harley 2899, f. 8

Kings from BL Harley 2899, f. 8

Detail of an historiated border with seated kings, and marginal birds. Image taken from f. 8 of Psalter (the 'Psalter of Queen Philippa'), with a calendar (ff. 2-7v), Psalms (ff. 8-109), Canticles (ff. 109-116v... More

Image from BL Eg 2652, f. 14

Image from BL Eg 2652, f. 14

Image taken from f. 14 of Psalter (the 'Suneson Psalter'), for Danish use, with calendar, prayers and litany. Written in Latin.

Detail of a fife and drum player in the upper margin. from BL Arundel 83, f. 55v

Detail of a fife and drum player in the upper margin. from BL Arundel ...

Detail of a fife and drum player in the upper margin. Image taken from f. 55v of Psalter and Book of Hours (the 'Howard Psalter and Hours') (Arundel 83 I) (ends imperfectly); including a calendar of uncertain E... More

April and May from BL YT 3, ff. 4v-5

April and May from BL YT 3, ff. 4v-5

Double-page of the calendars for April and May. Image taken from ff. 4v-5 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Written in Latin, with a French calendar.

Lawrence from BL Burn 345, f. 69

Lawrence from BL Burn 345, f. 69

IHistoriated initial 'Q'(uid) with Lawrence being roasted on a gridiron in the bowl of the letter; its tail formed by the bellows used by a man to fan the flames, with a demon holding a forked fire iron standin... More

Detail from BL Lansdowne 455, f. 58

Detail from BL Lansdowne 455, f. 58

Detail of puzzle initial. Image taken from f. 58 of New Testament, in the later Wycliffite version, with prologues, and lessons from Advent to Trinity, various tracts, and a calendar. Written in English.

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