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Decorated panel from BL Add 15252, f. 302

Decorated panel from BL Add 15252, f. 302

Panel decorated with pen-flourishing at the end of the Book of Ezekiel. Image taken from f. 302 of Duke of Sussex Bible with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Text page from BL Add 15252, f. 179v

Text page from BL Add 15252, f. 179v

Text page: 2 Samuel 21-22. Image taken from f. 179v of Duke of Sussex Bible with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Song of the Sea from BL Add 15251, ff. 49v-50

Song of the Sea from BL Add 15251, ff. 49v-50

Full floral border with medallions inhabited by animals, at the Song of the Sea (Ex. 15: 1-18). Image taken from ff. 49v-50 of Bible (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Bible') with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Writ... More

Text page from BL Add 15252, f. 238

Text page from BL Add 15252, f. 238

Text page: Isaiah 51-52. Image taken from f. 238 of Duke of Sussex Bible with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Lion from BL Add 15423, f. 15v

Lion from BL Add 15423, f. 15v

Detail: pen-flourishing inhabited by a lion. Image taken from f. 15v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

Wild duck from BL Add 15251, f. 183

Wild duck from BL Add 15251, f. 183

Detail of a panel inhabited by a wild duck at the end of Samuel. Image taken from f. 183 of Bible (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Bible') with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Rabbit from BL Add 15423, f. 41v

Rabbit from BL Add 15423, f. 41v

Detail: marginal drawing of a rabbit. Image taken from f. 41v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

Micrography from BL Add 15252, ff. 94v-95

Micrography from BL Add 15252, ff. 94v-95

~Masorah~ in micrographic design at the end of Numbers and beginning of Deuteronomy. Image taken from ff. 94v-95 of Duke of Sussex Bible with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Temple implements from BL Add 15250, ff. 3v-4

Temple implements from BL Add 15250, ff. 3v-4

Opening with full-page miniatures of the Temple implements. Image taken from ff. 3v-4 of Bible (the 'Duke of Sussex's Catalan Bible) with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Coat of arms from BL Add 15423, f. 1

Coat of arms from BL Add 15423, f. 1

Detail of a partial foliate border with a coat of arms. Image taken from f. 1 of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

Micrography from BL Add 15252, f. 116v

Micrography from BL Add 15252, f. 116v

~Masorah~ in micorgraphic design at Joshua. Image taken from f. 116v of Duke of Sussex Bible with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 32

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 32

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri advancing as far as the Kulikova Pole before halting. Image taken from f. 32 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 20

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 20

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri ordering his captains to ride out into the fields of Kolomna with drums, horns, and trumpets. Image taken from f. 20 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of... More

Richard II from BL Harley 4380, f. 117

Richard II from BL Harley 4380, f. 117

Miniature of the Duke of Gloucester receiving Richard II at the Castle of Pleshy, with a full foliate border including a bird, flowers, and a naked, helmeted man riding a hobby-horse and carrying a banner. Imag... More

Arrest of the Duke of Gloucester from BL Harley 4380, f. 134

Arrest of the Duke of Gloucester from BL Harley 4380, f. 134

Detail of a miniature of the arrest of Thomas of Woodstock, the Duke of Gloucester. Image taken from f. 134 of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 2. Written in French.

Diagram of a tree from BL Royal 20 C VIII, f. 2v

Diagram of a tree from BL Royal 20 C VIII, f. 2v

Diagram called 'arbre de dueil' of a tree surmounted by Fortune with her wheel, with two claimants to the papacy, Clement VII and Urban VI (with erased faces); the kings of France (Charles VI) and England (Rich... More

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 78v

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 78v

Text page with coloured initials and line-fillers, and a portion of a message written in the margin by Lady Jane Grey to her father, the Duke of Suffolk (continued from f. 78): '… it hathe pleased god to take a... More

Bishop of Kolomna and Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, ff. 19v-20

Bishop of Kolomna and Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, ff. 19v-20

Miniature of the Bishop of Kolomna meeting the Grand Duke Dmitri at the gates of the city, with life-bearing crosses; miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri ordering his captains to ride out into the fields of Kolo... More

Duke of Northumberland's oath from BL Harley 1319, f. 41v

Duke of Northumberland's oath from BL Harley 1319, f. 41v

Miniature of the Duke of Northumberland kneeling at an altar and swearing an oath on the sacred host. Image taken from f. 41v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard I... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 43

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 43

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri shedding tears and addressing his chiefs, discussing the unfavourable aspect of the battle just past. Image taken from f. 43 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 36v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 36v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri mounting his horse and giving the signal to his army to begin the battle. Image taken from f. 36v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 29v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 29v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri, with his brother, Vladimir, climbing a hill to survey his army below, at the battle of Kulikovo (1380). Image taken from f. 29v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of... More

Menorah from BL Add 15250, f. 3v

Menorah from BL Add 15250, f. 3v

Full-page miniature of some of the Temple implements with the menorah in the centre. Image taken from f. 3v of Bible (the 'Duke of Sussex's Catalan Bible) with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 14v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 14v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his brother, Vladimir, praying before an icon of Christ. Image taken from f. 14v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Chur... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 47

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 47

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his army crossing the river Severka. Image taken from f. 47 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Richard II from BL Harley 4380, f. 117

Richard II from BL Harley 4380, f. 117

Detail of a miniature of the Duke of Gloucester receiving Richard II at the Castle of Pleshy. Image taken from f. 117 of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 2. Written in French.

Rollo from BL King's 396, f. 4v

Rollo from BL King's 396, f. 4v

Miniature of Rollo (Robert), Duke of Normandy, seated wearing chainmail; the genealogical tree growing from near his feet. Image taken from f. 4v of Genealogy of Queen Elizabeth I. Written in English.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 26v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 26v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri crossing the river Don by boat with all his forces. Image taken from f. 26v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

Detail of a miniature of the French army disembarking in Africa, led by the duke of Bourbon holding a shield bearing the royal arms of France, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 84v of Chroniques. Writt... More

Diagram of a tree from BL Royal 20 C VIII, f. 2v

Diagram of a tree from BL Royal 20 C VIII, f. 2v

Detail of a diagram called 'arbre de dueil' of a tree surmounted by Fortune with her wheel, with two claimants to the papacy, Clement VII and Urban VI (with erased faces); the kings of France (Charles VI) and E... More

Richard II from BL Harley 4380, f. 21

Richard II from BL Harley 4380, f. 21

Detail of a miniature of Richard II giving the Duchy of Aquitaine to the Duke of Lancaster. Image taken from f. 21 of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 2. Written in French.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 48

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 48

Miniature of Father Sergius meeting the Grand Duke Dmitri and blessing him. Image taken from f. 48 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Genealogical tree from BL King's 396, f. 20v

Genealogical tree from BL King's 396, f. 20v

Miniature of busts of Geoffrey, Duke of Ardenne; William, Count of Warenne; Godfrey, 'Erle of Arigy'; and Eric, Count of Bigorre; each with their arms and at the beginning of a branch of the genealogical tree. ... More

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Detail of a miniature of the Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway. Image taken from f. 14v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard II) (index Histoire rimée de Richar... More

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 79

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 79

Text page with coloured initials and line-fillers, and a portion of a message written in the margin by Lady Jane Grey to her father, the Duke of Suffolk (continued from f. 78v): '… that you have loste them but ... More

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Miniature of the Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway in a fleet of late-era cog ships. Image taken from f. 14v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard II) (index His... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 42

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 42

Miniature of the Metropolitan blessing the Grand Duke Dmitri and sprinkling him with holy water. Image taken from f. 42 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Chur... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 30v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 30v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri on horseback, delivering a speech to his princes and captains. Image taken from f. 30v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Ch... More

Joust from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 139

Joust from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 139

Detail of a miniature of a joust before the earl of Buckingham and the duke of Brittany, with their arms. Image taken from f. 139 of Chroniques. Written in French.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 21

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 21

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri starting from Kursk with his army. Image taken from f. 21 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

English ships from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 103v

English ships from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 103v

Detail of a miniature of ships with the royal arms of England and George, led by Thomas, earl of Buckingham, holding a shield bearing his arms (the royal arms of England differentiated by a label of 5 point and... More

Robert from BL King's 396, f. 4v

Robert from BL King's 396, f. 4v

Detail of a miniature of Robert (Rollo), first duke of Normandy. Image taken from f. 4v of Genealogy of Queen Elizabeth I. Written in English.

Philip the Good from BL Harley 6199, f. 57v

Philip the Good from BL Harley 6199, f. 57v

Miniature of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, founder of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 57v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Golden... More

Duke of Northumberland's oath from BL Harley 1319, f. 41v

Duke of Northumberland's oath from BL Harley 1319, f. 41v

Detail of a miniature of the Duke of Northumberland kneeling at an altar and swearing an oath on the sacred host. Image taken from f. 41v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of Ki... More

Richard II and the Duke of Northumberland from BL Harley 1319, f. 37v

Richard II and the Duke of Northumberland from BL Harley 1319, f. 37v

Miniature of Richard II and the Duke of Northumberland, bearing a message from Lancaster. Image taken from f. 37v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard II) (index H... More

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Detail of a miniature of the Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway. Image taken from f. 14v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard II) (index Histoire rimée de Richar... More

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway from BL Harley 1319, f. 14v

Detail of a miniature of the Duke of Salisbury arriving at Conway. Image taken from f. 14v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard II) (index Histoire rimée de Richar... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, ff. 11v-12

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, ff. 11v-12

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri being joined by the princes of Bieloozero; miniature of the saintly Sergius blessing the Grand Duke Dmitri and his army. Image taken from ff. 11v-12 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Pob... More

Duke Robert entering Jerusalem from BL YT 33, f. 101

Duke Robert entering Jerusalem from BL YT 33, f. 101

Miniature of Duke Robert, unable to walk due to his illness, being carried on a litter by Ethiopians into the city of Jerusalem, while pilgrims unable to pay the toll into the city wait in ships in the backgrou... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 30

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 30

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri dismounting from his horse and praying, as an army approaches. Image taken from f. 30 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Chu... More

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

Detail of a miniature of the French army disembarking in Africa, led by the duke of Bourbon holding a shield bearing the royal arms of France, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 84v of Chroniques. Writt... More

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 80

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 80

Text page with coloured initials and line-fillers, and a portion of a message written in the margin by Lady Jane Grey to her father, the Duke of Suffolk (continued from f. 79v): '… youre gracys humble daughter ... More

Richard II and the Duke of Northumberland from BL Harley 1319, f. 37v

Richard II and the Duke of Northumberland from BL Harley 1319, f. 37v

Detail of a miniature of Richard II and the Duke of Northumberland, bearing a message from Lancaster. Image taken from f. 37v of La Prinse et mort du roy Richart (Book of the Capture and Death of King Richard I... More

Duke Richard III attacking the castle of Falais from BL YT 33, f. 89

Duke Richard III attacking the castle of Falais from BL YT 33, f. 89

Miniature of Duke Richard III attacking the castle of Falais which his brother Robert had seized. In the background on the left, two men are playing chess under a tent; one of them is possibly Duke Robert. Imag... More

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 78

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 78

Text page with coloured initials and line-fillers, and a portion of a message written in the margin by Lady Jane Grey to her father, the Duke of Suffolk: 'the lorde comforte youre grace and that in his worde wh... More

Duke of Burgundy from BL Royal 14 D IV, f. 10

Duke of Burgundy from BL Royal 14 D IV, f. 10

Miniature of the return of Duke of Burgundy to France, with a full border containing the arms of Thomas Thwaytes, at the beginning of the volume 2 of the Chroniques of Froissart. Image taken from f. 10 of Chron... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 7v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 7v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his brother visiting the Metropolitan, Cyprian. Image taken from f. 7v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 25v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 25v

Miniature of an eminent envoy sent by the head of the church being brought before the Grand Duke Dmitri. Image taken from f. 25v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Rus... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 29

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 29

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri placing his army into a battle array. Image taken from f. 29 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Jean of Berry from BL Royal 19 E I, f. 1

Jean of Berry from BL Royal 19 E I, f. 1

Detail of a miniature of Jean, duke of Berry, receiving the book from the translator, Laurent de Premierfait, at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 1 of Decameron (Les cent nouvelles). Written in French.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 17v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 17v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his army riding away, as the sun breaks through to shine on them. Image taken from f. 17v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Rus... More

Grand Duke Dmitri and Eudoxia from BL YT 51, ff. 17v-18

Grand Duke Dmitri and Eudoxia from BL YT 51, ff. 17v-18

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his army riding away, as the sun breaks through to shine on them; miniature of the Grand Duchess Eudoxia and her daughter-in-law gazing out of the window of their palace. ... More

The submission of the duke of Cleves from BL Add 33733, f. 12

The submission of the duke of Cleves from BL Add 33733, f. 12

A miniature of a scene from the Triumphs of Emperor Charles V: the duke of Cleves submitting to Charles V. Image taken from f. 12 of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos Quinto). Writ... More

Temple implements from BL Add 15250, f. 4

Temple implements from BL Add 15250, f. 4

Full-page miniature of the Temple implements. Image taken from f. 4 of Bible (the 'Duke of Sussex's Catalan Bible) with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 79v

Lady Jane Grey inscription from BL Harley 2342, f. 79v

Text page with coloured initials and line-fillers, and a portion of a message written in the margin by Lady Jane Grey to her father, the Duke of Suffolk (continued from f. 79): '… my parte as I have honoured yo... More

Geoffrey and William from BL King's 396, f. 20v

Geoffrey and William from BL King's 396, f. 20v

Detail of miniature of busts of Geoffrey, Duke of Ardenne, and William, Count of Warenne. Image taken from f. 20v of Genealogy of Queen Elizabeth I. Written in English.

Duke of Burgundy from BL Royal 14 D IV, f. 10

Duke of Burgundy from BL Royal 14 D IV, f. 10

Detail of a miniature of the return of Duke of Burgundy to France, at the beginning of the volume 2 of the Chroniques of Froissart. Image taken from f. 10 of Chroniques, books 1-2 of volume I. Written in French.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 31v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 31v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri ordering his army to advance along the river under the cover of the forest. Image taken from f. 31v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written ... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 21v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 21v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his army moving towards the invaded region. Image taken from f. 21v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 39

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 39

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his army attacking the heathen Tartars. Image taken from f. 39 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Church Slavonic.

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 42v

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 42v

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri and his escort going into a monastery to pray before an icon. Image taken from f. 42v of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian Chu... More

Arms of England from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 120

Arms of England from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 120

Detail from the full border of the royal arms of England surmounted by a crowned helm with mantling in Edward's colours of red and blue and surrounded by the Garter, with two escutcheons bearing the royal arms... More

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 46

Grand Duke Dmitri from BL YT 51, f. 46

Miniature of the Grand Duke Dmitri remaining on the field of battle for eight days to bury the dead. Image taken from f. 46 of Skazanie o Mamaevom Poboishche (the Tale of the Rout of Mamai). Written in Russian ... More

From Richard I, Duke of Normandy to Henry II from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 5

From Richard I, Duke of Normandy to Henry II from BL Royal 14 B V, Mem...

Detail from the roll of the descendants of Richard I the Fearless, Duke of Normandy, to Henry II and his descendants. Image taken from Membrane 5 of Genealogical chronicle of the English Kings. Written in French.

Rollo and his descendants from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 4 and 5

Rollo and his descendants from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 4 and 5

Detail from the roll: Rolo, duke of Normandy, his son William with his son Richard and his descendents, and William the Conqueror, with a marginal scene of a hare on a horse hunting a deer. Image taken from Me... More

From Cnut to Richard I, Duke of Normandy from BL Royal 14 B V, Membrane 4

From Cnut to Richard I, Duke of Normandy from BL Royal 14 B V, Membran...

Fragment of the roll with the genealogical line of Cnut, roundels of Edward the Confessor and Harold Godwinson, and the line of the Normam ancestors of William the Conqueror: Rollo, William and Richard I the Fe... More

The dram of the baker from BL Add 15282, f. 58

The dram of the baker from BL Add 15282, f. 58

Marginal micrographic design of foliate scroll and a bird standing on top of three square boxes pecking from the upper one illustrating the chief baker’s dream of Joseph's story saying, ‘I also had a dream: the... More

Ruth from BL Add 15282, f. 294

Ruth from BL Add 15282, f. 294

Detail of a full-page panel: initial-word panel ~Wa-yehi~ (and it came to pass) inhabited by hybrids, a lion and a deer, at the beginning of Ruth. Image taken from f. 294 of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Ge... More

Baron de Viry presenting his book from BL Harley 6259, f. 1

Baron de Viry presenting his book from BL Harley 6259, f. 1

Miniature of the baron de Viry presenting his book to Charles III, duke of Savoy (index Presentation scene), and decorated initial 'P'(ar) at the beginning of the text. Image taken from f. 1 of Moral text dedic... More

Hybrids and unicorns from BL Add 15282, f. 314

Hybrids and unicorns from BL Add 15282, f. 314

Initial-word panel ~Koh~ (so) incorporated into a Gothic architectural structure inhabited by two armed hybrids and two unicorns, at the beginning of the ~Haftarot~. Image taken from f. 314 of Pentateuch (the '... More

Jean of Berry from BL Royal 19 E I, f. 1

Jean of Berry from BL Royal 19 E I, f. 1

Miniature of Jean, duke of Berry, receiving the book from the translator, Laurent de Premierfait, with a full border containing the royal arms of England surrounded by the Garter with the motto, 'Honny soit qui... More

Rabbit from BL Add 15423, f. 140v

Rabbit from BL Add 15423, f. 140v

Detail: initial-word panel decorated with a mask and pen-flourishing inhabited by a male torso and a rabbit. Image taken from f. 140v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

King David playing the harp from BL Add 15282, f. 302

King David playing the harp from BL Add 15282, f. 302

Initial-word panel ~Divrei~ (words) at the beginning of Ecclesiastes. The initial word is surrounded by small medallions inhabited by animals and embedded into a Gothic architectural structure with King David p... More

Illuminated initial and border with arms from BL Burn 221, f. 2

Illuminated initial and border with arms from BL Burn 221, f. 2

Illuminated white vine initial 'T'(empora) with full border incorporating the arms of Mario Maffei, at the beginning of Ovid's Fasti, and in the upper margin the ownership inscription of the Duke of Grafton, da... More

Numbers from BL Add 15282, f. 179v

Numbers from BL Add 15282, f. 179v

Full-page panel inhabited by hybrids and dragons, and four knights holding banners with the symbols of the four tribes camped around the Tabernacle (Judah, Reuben, Ephraim, Dan), and with the initial-word panel... More

Numbers from BL Add 15282, f. 179v

Numbers from BL Add 15282, f. 179v

Full-page panel inhabited by hybrids and dragons, and four knights holding banners with the symbols of the four tribes camped around the Tabernacle (Judah, Reuben, Ephraim, Dan), and with the initial-word panel... More

Deer from BL Add 15423, f. 30v

Deer from BL Add 15423, f. 30v

Initial-word panel decorated with a mask and pen-flourishing inhabited by a deer. Image taken from f. 30v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

Partial border from BL Harley 5221, f. 2

Partial border from BL Harley 5221, f. 2

Partial border with foliate motifs, a large faceted initial 'C'(um), and two putti flanking the coat of arms of Andrea Matteo Acquaviva, duke of Atri. Image taken from f. 2 of On Strategems (index Strategemata)... More

Jean, duke of Berry from BL Royal 20 C VIII, f. 2

Jean, duke of Berry from BL Royal 20 C VIII, f. 2

Partialy repainted miniature of Jean, duke of Berry receiving the book from the author, Honoré Bouvet, in a prior's habit with a blue hood, with a full border with Jean's arms, and a foliate initial 'A'( la sai... More

Ruth from BL Add 15282, f. 294

Ruth from BL Add 15282, f. 294

Initial-word panel ~Wa-yehi~ (and it came to pass) inhabited by hybrids, a lion and a deer, at the beginning of Ruth. Image taken from f. 294 of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch') with Targum... More

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 15423, f. 140v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 15423, f. 140v

Initial-word panel decorated with a mask and pen-flourishing inhabited by a male torso and a rabbit. Image taken from f. 140v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

Lion from BL Add 15423, f. 15v

Lion from BL Add 15423, f. 15v

Initial-word panel decorated with a mask and pen-flourishing inhabited by a lion. Image taken from f. 15v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's Italian Pentateuch'). Written in Hebrew.

Coffin of Gille from BL Harley 1717, f. 59v

Coffin of Gille from BL Harley 1717, f. 59v

Historiated initial 'C' of a monk swinging a censer over the coffin of Gille, first wife of Rollo, first duke of Normandy. Image taken from f. 59v of Chronique des ducs de Normandie (index Chronicle of Normandy... More

Duke of Burgundy from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 12

Duke of Burgundy from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 12

Detail of a miniature of the return of the duke of Burgundy, with a full border containing the outlined arms of William Hastings, and an illuminated initial decorated with a knight fighting with a dragon, at th... More