Tinted drawing of Book 2, Emblem IX: Severus vere securus (He who is strict is truly secure) represented by the spear of Romulus from which buds sprout. Image taken from f. 17 of Three books of emblems, preface... More
Tinted drawing of Book 2, Emblem XIII: Iustitia Symbolum (A Symbol of Justice) represented by three Thebans: one blind and two with amputated hands. Image taken from f. 19 of Three books of emblems, prefaced by... More
Tinted drawing of Book 2, Emblem II: Sic pacem habemus (Thus, we have peace), represented by two rampant lions (the heraldic lions of England and Scotland) supporting a gold crown. Image taken from f. 13v of Th... More
Tinted drawing of Book 2, Emblem X: Cum severitate lenitas (Severity with Mercy) represented by a storm cloud and a rainbow. Image taken from f. 17v of Three books of emblems, prefaced by a letter from Henry Pe... More
Tinted drawing of Book 2, Emblem XII: Me nemo impune lacessit (No one attacks me with impunity) represented by a crown flanked by serpents entwined around pyramids. Image taken from f. 18 of Three books of embl... More
Detail of a foliate border: an emblem of a lion and a rooster. Image taken from f. 3v of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah Aharon~). Written in Hebrew.
Emblem of a man (a king?) wearing a crown of flames and holding an orb marked 'Sol' in the centre of a radiating Tudor Rose inscribed with verses 'Ex paterno trono radii splendoris/ ex matre candor virginii dec... More