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Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Detail of an allegorical miniature of a bush of the Tudor rose incorporating a Latin poem celebrating the House of Tudor, with a scroll reading 'Salve, radix varios producens germine ramos, / Quos inter ramus s... more

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, and a partial border, and in the upper margin, the signature of 'William Howarde 1579'. Image taken from f. 1 of Historia ecclesiasti... 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

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

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

Arms of Roscarrock of Cornwall from BL Harley 2965, f. 37v

Arms of Roscarrock of Cornwall from BL Harley 2965, f. 37v

Text page with added stamp of Roscarrock of Cornwall arms. Image taken from f. 37v of Extracts from the Gospels and prayers ('The Book of Nunnaminster'). Written in Latin, with English.

Detail: Heraldic arms from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Detail: Heraldic arms from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Heraldic arms as part of the full border, at the beginning of the Liber sextus decretalium. Image taken from f. 1 of Glossed Liber Sextus Decretalium. Written in Latin.

Detail: Heraldic arms from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Detail: Heraldic arms from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Heraldic arms as part of the full border, at the beginning of the Liber sextus decretalium. Image taken from f. 1 of Glossed Liber Sextus Decretalium. Written in Latin.

Detail: Heraldic arms from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Detail: Heraldic arms from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Heraldic arms as part of the full border, at the beginning of the Liber sextus decretalium. Image taken from f. 1 of Glossed Liber Sextus Decretalium. Written in Latin.

Miniature, historiated initial and full border from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Miniature, historiated initial and full border from BL Arundel 443, f....

Miniature and historiated initial 'B'(onifacius) with the portrait of Boniface VIII, and full border with three shields of arms, at the beginning of the Liber sextus decretalium. Image taken from f. 1 of Glosse... more

Wax seal of Floris, Count of Holland

Wax seal of Floris, Count of Holland

Zegel met tegenzegel in bruine was van graaf Floris V van Holland. Voorzijde: een naar rechts galopperend paard met een man in volle wapenrusting. De man heeft een zwaard in de opgeheven rechterhand en in de li... more

Wounded swordsman from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 301

Wounded swordsman from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 301

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a wounded swordsman lying in bed, fainting into the arms of an attendant. Image taken from f. 301 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). ... more

Grotesque from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 4

Grotesque from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 4

Detail of a painting of a winged grotesque holding a shield of arms. Image taken from f. 4 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

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

Tomb of Arnold van der Sluis of Heusden, Knight (c. 1245-1296)

Tomb of Arnold van der Sluis of Heusden, Knight (c. 1245-1296)

De tombe heeft een dekplaat, waarop tussen twee fialen de overledene met open ogen en met de handen in biddende houding, liggend met het hoofd op een kussen onder een baldakijn is weergegeven. Hij draagt maliën... more

Tomb of Arnold van der Sluis of Heusden, Knight (c. 1245-1296)

Tomb of Arnold van der Sluis of Heusden, Knight (c. 1245-1296)

De tombe heeft een dekplaat, waarop tussen twee fialen de overledene met open ogen en met de handen in biddende houding, liggend met het hoofd op een kussen onder een baldakijn is weergegeven. Hij draagt maliën... more

Dancing from BL Stowe 17, f. 38

Dancing from BL Stowe 17, f. 38

Marginal painting of a friar with a musical instrument, and a woman dancing with upraised arms. Image taken from f. 38 of Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht ('The Maastricht Hours'). Written in Latin, with a cale... more

Damsel of Hungerford with Arthur and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 102v

Damsel of Hungerford with Arthur and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, ...

Detail of a miniature of the Damsel of Hungerford with Arthur and Guinevere, with an illuminated initial overpainted with the arms of Bohun. Image taken from f. 102v of Lancelot du Lac.

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 301

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 301

Detail of an illuminated initial 'O'(r) with the arms of Castile and Leon. Image taken from f. 301 of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Miniature of Henry V enthroned and surrounded by his court, receiving the book from the translator, Jean Galopes, with a full border containing the royal arms of England, and a foliate initial 'A'(treshault), a... more

Illuminated initials from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 60

Illuminated initials from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 60

Illuminated initials 'Q'(uant) and ‘O’(or), with the arms of England, and a partial bar border. Image taken from f. 60 of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 9

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 9

Illuminated initial ‘O’, with the arms of France, and a partial bar border. Image taken from f. 9 of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Arthur, Lancelot and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 1

Arthur, Lancelot and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 1

Miniature of Arthur engaged in conversation with his barons, while Lancelot and Guinevere are whispering together, and on the right, the king and queen presiding over a banquet; with an illuminated initial 'M'(... more

Fragment
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

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Detail of a miniature of the Crucifixion, with a grieving Virgin Mary falling into the arms of a woman on the left, Longinus (without his spear) kneeling in the foreground, with two men throwing dice at the foo... more

Virgin Mary from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286

Virgin Mary from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286

Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(ominus) of the Virgin Mary standing with outstretched arms towards a cloud with the crucified Christ Image taken from f. 286 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written i... more

Widowed mother from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 229v

Widowed mother from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 229v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a widow, whose only child was being held captive, and finding prayers before an image of the Virgin of no avail, snatched the Christ-child from the Virgin Mary's arms to hold as... more

Virgin Mary from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286

Virgin Mary from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286

Historiated initial 'D'(ominus) of the Virgin Mary standing with outstretched arms towards a cloud with the crucified Christ, with a bas-de-page scene of Andrew being crucified by two men on a diagonal cross. I... more

Widowed mother from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 229v

Widowed mother from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 229v

Bas-de-page scene of a widow, whose only child was being held captive, and finding prayers before an image of the Virgin of no avail, snatched the Christ-child from the Virgin Mary's arms to hold as a pledge. I... more

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 107v

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 107v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a mother ape being pursued by a hunter, blowing a horn and carrying a spear; according to legend, she will carry her favourite child in her arms and her less favourite on her ba... more

Grotesque from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 195

Grotesque from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 195

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a stag-like grotesque with raised arms. Image taken from f. 195 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Grotesque from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 195

Grotesque from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 195

Bas-de-page scene of a stag-like grotesque with raised arms, with a decorated initial 'B'(enedixisti). Image taken from f. 195 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 107v

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 107v

Bas-de-page scene of a mother ape being pursued by a hunter, blowing a horn and carrying a spear; according to legend, she will carry her favourite child in her arms and her less favourite on her back, but will... more

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with a grieving Virgin Mary falling into the arms of a woman on the left, Longinus (without his spear) kneeling in the foreground, with two men throwing dice at the foot of the cru... more

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 108

Apes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 108

Detail of a 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 like... more

Double Cup
Reliekbuste van Sint-Thekla

Reliekbuste van Sint-Thekla

Reliekbuste van verguld zilver en email, voorstellende de heilige Thekla. Het haar is aan de achterzijde in twee vlechten verdeeld. Om de hals, langs de rand van het gewaad, een ketting met rood email en, aan d... more

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of a battle between the armies led by Laomedon and Nestor, the latter assigned with the arms of Anjou-Hungary. Image taken from f. 35v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part ... more

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 21v

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 21v

Miniature of the battle between Crete and Athens, with Theseus and the Cretan army assigned with the arms of Anjou, with a caption reading 'La bataille de chians de crete et de ceuls dathenes'; and an illuminat... more

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of a battle between the armies led by Laomedon and Nestor, the latter assigned with the arms of Anjou-Hungary. Image taken from f. 35v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part ... more

Carthage from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 304

Carthage from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 304

Bas-de-page miniature of the Carthaginians surrendering their arms and forging new ones. Image taken from f. 304 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Troy from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35

Troy from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35

Bas-de-page miniature of the Greek army approaching Troy, with Hercules assigned with the arms of Anjou (the Capetian House of Anjou) quartered with the Provence. Image taken from f. 35 of Histoire ancienne jus... more

Agolant from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 168v

Agolant from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 168v

Detail of a miniature of Agolant and his Moors defending the castle of Agen, and Charlemagne wearing the royal arms of France combined with the arms of the Holy Roman Empire leading his knights, at the beginnin... more

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

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

Detail of a miniature of the coronation of Pharamond, with a pagan ruler and two kings of France, with a full border containing a knight holding a shield with the arms of John II as duke of Normandy before his ... more

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

Utrechtse groot van Jan van Arkel, 1341-1364

Utrechtse groot van Jan van Arkel, 1341-1364

Voorzijde: binnen versierde veelpas aanziend portret van de bisschop met mijter met voor zich wapenschild van Arkel. Keerzijde: halflang gevoet kruis. Dubbel omschrift.

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 145v

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 145v

Historiated initial 'V'(irgine) at the Matins of the Office of the Dead: Noli me tangere, Christ showing his wounds to his disciples (John 20:20), the incredulity of Thomas, Christ and his disciples praying a... more

Fragment van een tegel

Fragment van een tegel

Fragment van een tegel, dik tinglazuur, beschilderd in wit, blauw, en goudluster. Vlechtwerk van witte banden die blauwe veelhoeken omsluiten. In deze veelhoeken een versiering in goudluster, in een van de veld... more

Hoshen mishpat from BL Add 27137, f. 14

Hoshen mishpat from BL Add 27137, f. 14

Detail of a page: threefold miniature of a rabbinical court in the middle, a transaction involving money on the left, and an act of crime on the right. The miniature is flanked by the two initial words of the b... more

Beatitudo (Heavenly bliss) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 182

Beatitudo (Heavenly bliss) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 182

Historiated initial 'B'(eatitudo) of two angels with arms lifted in blessing at the gate of Paradise. Image taken from f. 182 of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Hoshen mishpat from BL Add 27137, f. 14

Hoshen mishpat from BL Add 27137, f. 14

Threefold miniature of a rabbinical court in the middle, a transaction involving money on the left, and an act of crime on the right. The miniature is flanked by the two initial words of the book, ~Rabban~ and ... 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

Coffret
Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Miniature of a dialogue between a clerk and a knight, and a foliate initial 'M'(anice) with a full border and a shield bearing the royal arms of France flanked by two lions. Image taken from f. 6 of Le Songe du... more

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Detail of a miniature of a dialogue between a clerk and a knight, with a full border and a shield bearing the royal arms of France flanked by a lion. Image taken from f. 6 of Le Songe du Vergier. Written in French.

Charles V of France from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 2

Charles V of France from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 2

Miniature of Charles V of France receiving the book from the author, and a foliate initial 'A'(udite) with a full border and a shield bearing the royal arms of France flanked by two lions, at the beginning of b... more

Parisians removing arms from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 132

Parisians removing arms from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 132

Detail of a miniature of Parisians removing arms from the Louvre. Image taken from f. 132 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Rooster and lion from BL Or 2396, f. 160

Rooster and lion from BL Or 2396, f. 160

Busts of a lion and a rooster linked together, perhaps part of an unfinished coat of arms. Image taken from f. 160 of Miscellany of ethical texts. Written in Hebrew.

Beaufort's arms from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 1v

Beaufort's arms from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 1v

Miniature of the Beaufort's arms with Beaufort's badge of a portcullis, and the red rose of Lancaster, with a motto 'Me sovent sovant' inscribed four times on scrolls in the margins. Image taken from f. 1v of L... more

Lion and rooster from BL Or 2396, f. 160

Lion and rooster from BL Or 2396, f. 160

Detail of a page: busts of a lion and a rooster linked together, perhaps part of an unfinished coat of arms. Image taken from f. 160 of Miscellany of ethical texts. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 294v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 336

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 336

Marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 336 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 230 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 259v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 259v

Coat of arms with three angular strips. Image taken from f. 259v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Detail of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 230 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 325

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 325

Marginal painting of a coat of arms with three angular strips. Image taken from f. 325 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Detail of a marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 294v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 340v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 340v

Full-page miniature of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 340v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Inhabited frame from BL Or 2736, f. 479v

Inhabited frame from BL Or 2736, f. 479v

Text in decorated frame and inhabited by birds and a squirrel, and with two medallions of a lion and a coat of arms (the same as on f. 2v). Image taken from f. 479v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with... more

Coat of arms from BL Or 2736, f. 2v

Coat of arms from BL Or 2736, f. 2v

Full page miniature of a coat of arms: a rampant lion rising from a crested helmet above a shield displaying the family emblem. Image taken from f. 2v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of ... more

Fragment
Inhabited frame from BL Or 2736, f. 479v

Inhabited frame from BL Or 2736, f. 479v

Detail of the lower half of a frame inhabited by a squirrel, with two medallions of a lion and a coat of arms. Image taken from f. 479v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverb... more

Coats of arms from BL Add 18684, f. 93v

Coats of arms from BL Add 18684, f. 93v

Two coats of arms next to the catchword. The left one is a classic quartered shield, the right one is a classic with an eagle on dexter and bendy of five on sinister. Image taken from f. 93v of Collection of ha... more

Chalice
Petrarch from BL Harley 3454, f. 1

Petrarch from BL Harley 3454, f. 1

Decorated border with floral motifs with the arms of the Calori of Modena, and a historiated initial 'P'(aucos) with a portrait of Petrarch seated in a garden, reading a book. Image taken from f. 1 of Opuscula ... more