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Andrew from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 187v

Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(e) of Andrew resuscitating the child Aegyptus. Image taken from f. 187v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Mark from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 45v

Detail of an historiated initial 'R'(esons) of Mark being torn asunder by horses. Image taken from f. 45v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Maxentius and Catherine from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 178v

Historiated initial 'L'(es) of Maxentius enthroned with Catherine and philosophers, at the beginning of the life of Catherine. Image taken from f. 178v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Martin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 99

Detail of an historiated initial 'M'(olt) of Martin dividing his cloak with a beggar. Image taken from f. 99 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Agnes from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 68v

Detail of an historiated initial 'T' of a naked Agnes being clothed by her hair and a robe given to her by an angel. Image taken from f. 68v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Felicity from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 71v

Detail of an historiated initial 'V' of Felicity and executioner with the head of her son. Image taken from f. 71v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Andrew from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 185

Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(e la passion) of the crucifixion of Andrew. Image taken from f. 185 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Patrick from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 213v

Detail of an historiated initial 'E'(n tel tens) of Patrick asleep on a knoll, with a figure on the right holding a book. Image taken from f. 213v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Maur annd Benedict from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 200v

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(einz) of Maur and other monks in front of Benedict. Image taken from f. 200v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Martial from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 131v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A' of Martial, with Peter's staff, resuscitating Austridinianus. Image taken from f. 131v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Margaret from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 220

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(pres) of Margaret, in prison, emerging from the side of a dragon. Image taken from f. 220 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Clement from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 97

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(ainz) of Clement bound by an anchor and thrown into the sea from a boat. Image taken from f. 97 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Translation of Benedict from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 198

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(utens) of the translation of Benedict. Image taken from f. 198 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Bartholemew from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 42

Detail of an historiated initial 'O' of Bartholomew being flayed. Image taken from f. 42 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Christina from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 72v

Detail of an historiated initial 'M' of Christina being bound and beaten. Image taken from f. 72v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Paul from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 195v

Historiated initial 'A'(sserz) of Paul the hermit. Image taken from f. 195v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Antichrist from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 232v

Detail of an historiated initial 'V'(os) of the Antichrist killing the saints. Image taken from f. 232v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Mary of Egypt from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 228

Historiated initial 'E'(n) of Mary of Egypt meeting Zosimas of Palestine, at the beginning of the life of Mary of Egypt. Image taken from f. 228 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Simon Magus, Peter and Paul from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 1

Detail of a historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of Simon Magus and Peter and Paul before Nero, at the beginning of the rubric 'Ci commence li escris de seint Pere et de seint Pol encontre Symon Mague devant lempereo... more

Giles from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 128

Historiated initial 'N'(us) of Giles and the hind shot with an arrow. Image taken from f. 128 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Xystus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 83

Historiated initial 'C'(e fu) of Xystus before the Emperor Decius. Image taken from f. 83 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Margaret from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 220

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(pres) of Margaret, in prison, emerging from the side of a dragon. Image taken from f. 220 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Alexis from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 171

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(n) of Alexis lying under a staircase, with his father on the stair above. Image taken from f. 171 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Zosimas from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 228

Detail of an historiated initial 'E'(n la contree) of Zosimas and Mary of Egypt. Image taken from f. 228 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Simeon from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 222v

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(eint) of Simeon on his pillar, with the pilgrims below. Image taken from f. 222v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Paul from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 195v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(sserz) of Paul the hermit. Image taken from f. 195v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

James the Great from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 20

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of the body of James the Great on a ship. Image taken from f. 20 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Benedict from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 161v

Detail of an historiated initial 'U' of Benedict seated, with a book, while his nurse stands by with the mended pitcher. Image taken from f. 161v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Matthew from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 30v

Detail of an historiated initial 'U' of Matthew, kneeling at an altar, being transfixed with a lance. Image taken from f. 30v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Xystus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 83

Detail of an historiated initial 'C'(e fu) of Xystus before the Emperor Decius. Image taken from f. 83 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

James the Less from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 41

Detail of an historiated initial 'C'(e) of the martyrdom of James the Less. Image taken from f. 41 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Nicholas from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 153v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(pres) of the body of Nicholas being translated in a boat. Image taken from f. 153v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Sebastian from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 48v

Historiated initial 'A'(utens) of the martyrdom of Sebastian. Image taken from f. 48v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Brice from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 127

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of Brice, seated with a book, adjuring a child imputed to him to speak. Image taken from f. 127 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Agatha from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 64v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(u) of Agatha being tortured with pincers. Image taken from f. 64v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Nicholas from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 144

Detail of an historiated initial 'M'(olt) of Nicholas putting gold pieces through the window of a poor man as a dowry for his three daughters. Image taken from f. 144 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Eustace from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 207v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(utens que) of Eustace, his wife and children being roasted in a brazen bull as the emperor Hadrian looks on. Image taken from f. 207v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Paul from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 10

Detail of a miniature of the beheading of Paul. Image taken from f. 10 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Irene from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 174

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(einte) of Irene with a dove, a raven, and an eagle. Image taken from f. 174 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Vincent from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 51

Historiated initial 'T'(uit) of the martyrdom of Vincent on a spiked wheel. Image taken from f. 51 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

John raising Drusiana from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 13v

Detail of an historiated initial 'B'(ien) of John raising Drusiana, with her father standing behind. Image taken from f. 13v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Simon and Jude from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 35

Detail of an historiated initial 'P'(uis) of the martyrdom of Simon and Jude. Image taken from f. 35 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Text page from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 200

Text page of the legend of Paul the Hermit. Image taken from f. 200 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Crucifixion of Peter from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 6

Detail of an historiated initial 'D' of the crucifixion of Peter. Image taken from f. 6 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Lucy from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 66v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A' of Lucy in a fire being pierced by a spear. Image taken from f. 66v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Cecilia from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 78

Detail of an historiated initial 'H' of Cecilia with a wreath, and her husband. Image taken from f. 78 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Philip from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 40v

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(i) of Philip and two other saints, with a crowd below. Image taken from f. 40v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Giles from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 128

Detail of an historiated initial 'N'(us) of Giles and the hind shot with an arrow. Image taken from f. 128 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Eupharasia from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 231v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A' of Euphrasia becoming a nun. Image taken from f. 231v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Nicholas from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 153v

Historiated initial 'A'(pres) of the body of Nicholas being translated in a boat. Image taken from f. 153v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Martin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 111

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(pres) of the translation of Martin. Image taken from f. 111 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Pelagia from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 221v

Detail of an historiated initial 'N'(os) of the baptism of Pelagia. Image taken from f. 221v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Mamertinus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 224v

Detail of an historiated initial 'N'(us) of the baptism of Mamertinus. Image taken from f. 224v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Vincent from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 51

Detail of an historiated initial 'T'(uit) of the martyrdom of Vincent on a spiked wheel. Image taken from f. 51 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Sebastian from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 48v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(utens) of the martyrdom of Sebastian. Image taken from f. 48v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Christopher from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 58

Detail of an historiated initial 'M' of Christopher preaching to black men in a castle. Image taken from f. 58 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Death of the Virgin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 176v

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of the death of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 176v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Hippolytus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 86v

Detail of an historiated initial 'V'(os) of Hippolytus being torn by horses. Image taken from f. 86v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Pantaleon from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 92v

Historiated initial 'A'(tel) of Pantaleon before the emperor, at the beginning of the rubric: 'Ci commence la vie seint Pantaleon'. Image taken from f. 92v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Jerome from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 159v

Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(einz) of Jerome and the lion. Image taken from f. 159v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Maxentius and Catherine from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 178v

Detail of an historiated initial 'L'(es) of Maxentius enthroned with Catherine and philosophers, at the beginning of the life of Catherine. Image taken from f. 178v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Laurence from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 84

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(pres) of the martyrdom of Laurence. Image taken from f. 84 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Pantaleon from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 92v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(tel) of Pantaleon before the emperor, at the beginning of the rubric: 'Ci commence la vie seint Pantaleon'. Image taken from f. 92v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Longinus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 46v

Detail of an historiated initial 'M' of Longinus knocking down idols. Image taken from f. 46v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Lambert from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 88v

Detail of an historiated initial 'G'(loire) of Lambert being transfixed with a spear before an altar. Image taken from f. 88v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Agatha from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 64v

Historiated initial 'A'(u) of Agatha being tortured with pincers. Image taken from f. 64v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Placidus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 205v

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(utens) of Placidus and his companions being beheaded. Image taken from f. 205v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Postumianus and Gallus from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 112

Detail of an historiated initial 'U'(n) of the dialogue of Posumianus and Gallus. Image taken from f. 112 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Peacock and grotesques from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Detail of a border with a peacock and hybrid grotesques, at the beginning of Luke. Image taken from f. 234 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Peter Comestor from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 3

Historiated initial 'R'(everendo) of Peter Comestor with a partial bar border, at the beginning of the preface. Image taken from f. 3 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Bird from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 116

Detail of a bird from the marginal decoration. Image taken from f. 116 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Synagogue and Ecclesia from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 93

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uinta) of Synagogue and Ecclesia, at the beginning of Deuteronomy. Image taken from f. 93 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Death of Moses from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 99

Historiated initial 'L'(iber) of the death of Moses, at the beginning of the preface to Joshua, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 99 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge... more

Text page from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 6v

Text page. Image taken from f. 6v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Annunciation to Zacharias from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Detail of an historiated initial 'F'(uit) of an angel and Zacharias censing the altar, at the beginning of Luke. Image taken from f. 234 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Elcanah, Hannah and Peninnah from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 116

Detail of an historiated initial 'F'(uit) of Elcanah and his two wives, Hannah and Peninnah, at the beginning of Kings 1. Image taken from f. 116 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Writte... more

Peter Comestor from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 3

Detail of an historiated initial 'R'(everendo) of Peter Comestor, at the beginning of the preface. Image taken from f. 3 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Lion and rabbit from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Detail of a miniature of a lion, a rabbit with a trumpet,and a perching bird, from the border of the folio. Image taken from f. 234 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Israelites from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 45v

Historiated initial 'S'(equitur) of the Israelites, at the beginning of the preface to Exodus. Image taken from f. 45v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Synagogue and Ecclesia from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 93

Historiated initial 'Q'(uinta) of Synagogue and Ecclesia, at the beginning of Deuteronomy, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 93 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petr... more

Pen-flourished initial from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 6v

Detail of a pen-flourished initial 'Q'(uinto). Image taken from f. 6v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Foliate initial from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 142

Detail of a foliate initial 'I'(ncipit) with cadels. Image taken from f. 142 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Ahaziah from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 160v

Detail of an historiated initial 'P'(revaricatus) of Ahaziah falling from a tower, at the beginning of Kings 4, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 160v of Historia scholast... more

Text page from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 233v

Text page. Image taken from f. 233v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Israelites from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 79v

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uarta) of a group of Israelites, at the beginning of Numbers, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 79v of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashr... more

Stork from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 3

Detail of a stork preening itself on a bar border, from the lower right margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 3 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Rabbit from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Detail of a miniature of a rabbit with a trumpet, from the border of the folio. Image taken from f. 234 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

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

Knights from BL Royal 15 D VI, f. 513v

Detail of a miniature of two groups of knights in armour fighting. Image taken from f. 513v of Ab urbe condita (Les decades de Titus Livius). Written in French.

Creation from BL Royal 13 D VI, f. 3

Historiated initial 'I'(n principio) of the days of Creation, at the beginning of book 1. Image taken from f. 3 of Antiquitates iudaicae (books XV-XX), De bello iudaico. Written in Latin.

Foliate initial from BL Royal 4 D VI, f. 176

Detail of foliate initial 'P'(aulus) at the beginning of Timothy 1. Image taken from f. 176 of Gloss on the Pauline Epistles. Written in Latin.

Excised initial from BL Royal 18 D VI, f. 117

Excised initial with a partial foliate border, at the beginning of book 5. Image taken from f. 117 of Siege of Troy (the Troy Book). Written in English.

Foliate initial from BL Royal 4 D VI, f. 193

Detail of a foliate initial 'P'(aulus), at the beginning of Philemon. Image taken from f. 193 of Gloss on the Pauline Epistles. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 D VI, f. 115v

Deatil of a decorated initial 'D'(avid). Image taken from f. 115v of Antiquitates iudaicae. Written in Latin.

Foliate initial from BL Royal 4 D VI, f. 194

Detail of a foliate initial 'M'(ultipha) at the beginning of Hebrews. Image taken from f. 194 of Gloss on the Pauline Epistles. Written in Latin.

Inhabited initial from BL Royal 4 D VI, f. 120v

Detail of an inhabited initial 'P'(aulus), at the beginning of Galatians. Image taken from f. 120v of Gloss on the Pauline Epistles. Written in Latin.

Charles VI of France from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 161

Detail of a miniature of Charles VI, king of France, and his army entering a castle. Image taken from f. 161 of Chroniques. Written in French.

Excised miniature from BL Royal 18 D VI, f. 3v

Excised miniature with a foliate border. Image taken from f. 3v of Siege of Troy (the Troy Book). Written in English.

Sacrifice of Josiah from BL Royal 19 D VI, f. 210v

Detail of a miniature of the sacrifice of Josiah, at the beginning of 2 Esdras (4 Ezra). Image taken from f. 210v of Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 91

Illuminated initial 'T'(o) with a partial bar and foliate border. Image taken from f. 91 of The Regement of Princes, with other poems. Written in English.