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Old Testament genealogy from BL King's 395, ff. 2v-3

Old Testament genealogy from BL King's 395, ff. 2v-3

A diagram of Old Testament genealogy, including Noah, with diagrams of the world and Noah's ark. Image taken from ff. 2v-3 of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and Eve to Edward VI (the Longer Engli... More

Nuns from BL Stowe 39, f. 8v

Nuns from BL Stowe 39, f. 8v

Miniatures of nuns in various activities, illustrating the treatise The Abbey of the Holy Ghost. Image taken from f. 8v of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Debate... More

Anglo-Saxon genealogy from BL Add 23211, f. 1

Anglo-Saxon genealogy from BL Add 23211, f. 1

Text page of a genealogy of Anglo-Saxon kings. Image taken from f. 1 of Fragments containing West Saxon and East Saxon royal genealogies (f. 1), Latin verses for calculating Easter (f. 1v) and a martyrology in ... More

Marginal drawing from BL Add 47967, f. 61v

Marginal drawing from BL Add 47967, f. 61v

Text page with marginal geometric drawing. Image taken from f. 61v of Historum adversum paganos (the 'Tollemache, Helmingham, or Lauderdale Orosius'). Written in English.

Genealogical roll from BL Stowe 73, ff. 10v-11

Genealogical roll from BL Stowe 73, ff. 10v-11

Genealogy from David to Josaphat, shown in circles connected by a straight line. Image taken from ff. 10v-11 of Genealogical roll of the kings of England to Edward IV, imperfect (the Shorter English genealogica... More

Decorated initials from BL Stowe 34, ff. 20v-21

Decorated initials from BL Stowe 34, ff. 20v-21

Decorated initials 'P(ietas) and 'H'(ierafter) in an English homily on the virtues and vices. Image taken from ff. 20v-21 of Homilies on the various virtues and vices, imperfect. Written in English.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 756, f. 3

Detail from BL Lansdowne 756, f. 3

Image taken from f. 3 of 'Orders to be holden by a General in the conquest of a towne or contrie, and likewise necessarie for to be understanded unto him having townes and contreis in chardge'. Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 40165A, f. 7v

Text page from BL Add 40165A, f. 7v

Text page with martyrology partially erased. Image taken from f. 7v of Martyrology fragment. Written in English.

Text page from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 151

Text page from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 151

Text page. Image taken from f. 151 of Sir John Paston's 'Grete Booke', a miscellany, including the challenge of an Auncestre of Therle of Warrewik (ff. 16-17v); the tournament between Lord Scales and the Bastar... More

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 6

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 6

Text page from the Song of Songs with initials and rubrics. Image taken from f. 6 of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred (899). Written in English.

Decorated initials from BL Lansdowne 793, f. 172

Decorated initials from BL Lansdowne 793, f. 172

Decorated initials 'S'(hal) and 'S'(oules) in the fourth book of Sidrak and Bokkus, with inscriptions, possibly 'Thomas Walker Thomas Cowpland, John Bolton, Robert Spynk, Garry Jacson, James Loueden, Thomas Tom... More

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 33

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 33

Image taken from f. 33 of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and Eve to Edward VI (the Longer English genealogical chronicle of the kings of England). Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 61735, recto

Text page from BL Add 61735, recto

Text page Image taken from recto of Farming memoranda of Ely Abbey. Written in English.

Allegorical designs from BL Stowe 309, f. 2v

Allegorical designs from BL Stowe 309, f. 2v

Allegorical designs: the demolition of a house, etc. Image taken from f. 2v of Allegorical designs, relating to political events in the reigns of James I. and Charles I. Written in English (scroll, f. 1).

Verses for calculating Easter from BL Add 23211, f. 1v

Verses for calculating Easter from BL Add 23211, f. 1v

Text page of verses in Latin for calculating Easter Image taken from f. 1v of Fragments containing West Saxon and East Saxon royal genealogies (f. 1), Latin verses for calculating Easter (f. 1v) and a martyrolo... More

Text page from BL Add 40165A, f. 6

Text page from BL Add 40165A, f. 6

Text page with martyrology fragment. Image taken from f. 6 of Martyrology fragment. Written in English.

Building from BL Stowe 39, f. 24v

Building from BL Stowe 39, f. 24v

Marginal drawing of a man building. Image taken from f. 24v of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Debate for the Soul (f. 32r-32v). Written in English.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 152

Detail from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 152

Image taken from f. 152 of Sir John Paston's 'Grete Booke', a miscellany, including the challenge of an Auncestre of Therle of Warrewik (ff. 16-17v); the tournament between Lord Scales and the Bastard of Burgun... More

Illuminated initials from BL Lansdowne 215, f. 1

Illuminated initials from BL Lansdowne 215, f. 1

Illuminated initials 'T'(his) and 'R'(irste) at the beginning of a treatise on the rights of the Marshall during wartime. Image taken from f. 1 of One gathering of a treatise of rights of the Marshall in wartim... More

Kings of England from BL Stowe 73, ff. 45v-46

Kings of England from BL Stowe 73, ff. 45v-46

Genealogy of Stephen, Henry II, Richard, and John, and their children shown in circles. Image taken from ff. 45v-46 of Genealogical roll of the kings of England to Edward IV, imperfect (the Shorter English gene... More

Marginal drawings from BL Add 47967, f. 63v

Marginal drawings from BL Add 47967, f. 63v

Text page with marginal geometric drawings. Image taken from f. 63v of Historum adversum paganos (the 'Tollemache, Helmingham, or Lauderdale Orosius'). Written in English.

Head of a saint from BL Add 61735, verso

Head of a saint from BL Add 61735, verso

Drawing of a saint's (or Christ's) head, Latin pen-trials and neumes. Image taken from verso of Farming memoranda of Ely Abbey. Written in English.

Text page from BL Lansdowne 204, f. 168v

Text page from BL Lansdowne 204, f. 168v

Text page. Image taken from f. 168v of Chronicle of Britian to Henry VI (1st version). Written in English.

Nuns from BL Stowe 39, f. 8v

Nuns from BL Stowe 39, f. 8v

Miniatures of nuns in various activities, illustrating the treatise The Abbey of the Holy Ghost. Image taken from f. 8v of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Debate... More

Tree from BL Stowe 39, f. 14

Tree from BL Stowe 39, f. 14

Drawing of a diagrammatic tree inscribed with the twelve degrees of meekness. Image taken from f. 14 of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Debate for the Soul (f. 3... More

Text page from the Miller's Tale. from BL Lansdowne 851, f. 39

Text page from the Miller's Tale. from BL Lansdowne 851, f. 39

Text page from the Miller's Tale. Image taken from f. 39 of Canterbury Tales. Written in English.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 215, f. 1

Detail from BL Lansdowne 215, f. 1

Image taken from f. 1 of One gathering of a treatise of rights of the Marshall in wartime. Written in English.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 378, f. 30v

Detail from BL Lansdowne 378, f. 30v

Decorated cadels with human faces. Image taken from f. 30v of The Rule of St Benet, and the ritual for the ordination of nuns (ff. 43-46). Written in English, with Latin catchwords.

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 32v

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 32v

Image taken from f. 32v of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and Eve to Edward VI (the Longer English genealogical chronicle of the kings of England). Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 2v

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 2v

Text page with West-Saxon genealogy to King Alfred. Image taken from f. 2v of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred (899). Written in English.

Detail from BL Stowe 39, f. 9

Detail from BL Stowe 39, f. 9

Detail of figures, in the lower register of Mercy and Pity, offering bread and drink to a young man with crutches, and right, Confession with a priest. Image taken from f. 9 of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. ... More

Binding from BL Stowe 956

Binding from BL Stowe 956

Binding with tracery decoration. Image taken from binding of Psalms in English verse (girdle book). Written in English.

Text page from the Merchant's Tale. from BL Lansdowne 851, f. 129

Text page from the Merchant's Tale. from BL Lansdowne 851, f. 129

Text page from the Merchant's Tale. Image taken from f. 129 of Canterbury Tales. Written in English.

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 2v

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 2v

Image taken from f. 2v of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and Eve to Edward VI (the Longer English genealogical chronicle of the kings of England). Written in English.

Marginal drawing from BL Add 47967, f. 87

Marginal drawing from BL Add 47967, f. 87

Marginal drawing of pointed and circular shapes. Image taken from f. 87 of Historum adversum paganos (the 'Tollemache, Helmingham, or Lauderdale Orosius'). Written in English.

Tree from BL Stowe 39, f. 24

Tree from BL Stowe 39, f. 24

Drawing of a diagrammatic tree. Image taken from f. 24 of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Debate for the Soul (f. 32r-32v). Written in English.

Nuns from BL Stowe 39, ff. 8v-9

Nuns from BL Stowe 39, ff. 8v-9

Miniatures of nuns in various activities, illustrating the treatise The Abbey of the Holy Ghost. Image taken from ff. 8v-9 of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Deb... More

Hybrids from BL Stowe 65, f. 166

Hybrids from BL Stowe 65, f. 166

Full border with hybrid creatures and foliate forms. Image taken from f. 166 of Polychronicon (ff. 1-201v); Dialogus inter clericum et militem (ff. 202-205), and other texts. Written in English.

Crucifixion from BL Add 34652, f. 5

Crucifixion from BL Add 34652, f. 5

Full page image of the crucifixion with the Virgin, St John, the sun and moon. Image taken from f. 5 of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred... More

Image from BL Add 34652, f. 19

Image from BL Add 34652, f. 19

Image taken from f. 19 of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred (899). Written in English.

Cadels. from BL Stowe 950, ff. 28v-29

Cadels. from BL Stowe 950, ff. 28v-29

Cadels. Image taken from ff. 28v-29 of Confessio Amantis, imperfect. Written in English and Latin.

Godfrey and Eric from BL King's 396, f. 20v

Godfrey and Eric from BL King's 396, f. 20v

Detail of miniatures of Godfrey, 'Erle of Arigy'; and Eric, Count of Bigorre; each with their arms and at the beginning of a branch of the genealogical tree. Image taken from f. 20v of Genealogy of Queen Elizab... More

Detail from BL Lansdowne 783, f. 2

Detail from BL Lansdowne 783, f. 2

Image taken from f. 2 of Statutes and ordinances of the Order of the Garter of St George. Written in English.

Cadel from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 150v

Cadel from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 150v

Cadel. Image taken from f. 150v of Sir John Paston's 'Grete Booke', a miscellany, including the challenge of an Auncestre of Therle of Warrewik (ff. 16-17v); the tournament between Lord Scales and the Bastard o... More

Living Cross from BL Stowe 39, f. 23v

Living Cross from BL Stowe 39, f. 23v

Text page with a marginal drawing of the Living Cross. Image taken from f. 23v of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert of Religion (ff. 10v); Debate for the Soul (f. 32r-32v). Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 40165A, f. 7

Text page from BL Add 40165A, f. 7

Text page with Old English martyrology. Image taken from f. 7 of Martyrology fragment. Written in English.

Henry and Patrick from BL King's 396, f. 24v

Henry and Patrick from BL King's 396, f. 24v

Detail of miniatures of Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln; and Patrick Chaworth of Kidwelly; each at the beginning of a branch of the genealogical tree. Image taken from f. 24v of Genealogy of Queen Elizabeth I. W... More

Genealogy of the kings of England from BL King's 395, ff. 32v-33

Genealogy of the kings of England from BL King's 395, ff. 32v-33

A diagram of the genealogy of the kings of England, including Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Richard III, and Henry VII. Image taken from ff. 32v-33 of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and... More

Text page from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 135v

Text page from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 135v

Text page. Image taken from f. 135v of Sir John Paston's 'Grete Booke', a miscellany, including the challenge of an Auncestre of Therle of Warrewik (ff. 16-17v); the tournament between Lord Scales and the Basta... More

Decorated initials from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 82

Decorated initials from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 82

Decorated initials. Image taken from f. 82 of Sir John Paston's 'Grete Booke', a miscellany, including the challenge of an Auncestre of Therle of Warrewik (ff. 16-17v); the tournament between Lord Scales and th... More

Text page from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 136

Text page from BL Lansdowne 285, f. 136

Text page. Image taken from f. 136 of Sir John Paston's 'Grete Booke', a miscellany, including the challenge of an Auncestre of Therle of Warrewik (ff. 16-17v); the tournament between Lord Scales and the Bastar... More

Detail from BL Burn 298, f. 1

Detail from BL Burn 298, f. 1

Image taken from f. 1 of Gospel of John, in the later Wycliffite version. Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 3v

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 3v

Text page of Chrodegang's rule with initials and rubric. Image taken from f. 3v of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred (899). Written in English.

Evangelist symbols from BL Add 47967, f. 1

Evangelist symbols from BL Add 47967, f. 1

Added drawings of the symbols of the four Evangelists, leaf and scroll ornament, labelled 'vinea Domini', part of a Latin alphabet and runes. Image taken from f. 1 of Historum adversum paganos (the 'Tollemache,... More

Detail from BL Burn 298, f. 1

Detail from BL Burn 298, f. 1

Image taken from f. 1 of Gospel of John, in the later Wycliffite version. Written in English.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 783, f. 1v

Detail from BL Lansdowne 783, f. 1v

Image taken from f. 1v of Statutes and ordinances of the Order of the Garter of St George. Written in English.

Charles, Ludericus from BL King's 396, f. 14

Charles, Ludericus from BL King's 396, f. 14

Miniatures of Charles and Ludericus, with heraldic shields of the peers of France. Image taken from f. 14 of Genealogy of Queen Elizabeth I. Written in English.

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 1v

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 1v

Detail of decorated initials. Image taken from f. 1v of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and Eve to Edward VI (the Longer English genealogical chronicle of the kings of England). Written in English.

Thomas and Bartholomew from BL King's 396, f. 24v

Thomas and Bartholomew from BL King's 396, f. 24v

Detail of miniatures of the busts of Thomas, Lord Wake, and Bartholomew de 'Badelismere'. Image taken from f. 24v of Genealogy of Queen Elizabeth I. Written in English.

Puzzle initials with penwork flourishing from BL Burn 298, f. 1

Puzzle initials with penwork flourishing from BL Burn 298, f. 1

Puzzle initials ' V'(iro) and 'V'(ultis) of the preface and beginning of Bernard of Clairvaux's De diligendo deo, in red and blue with delicate, elaborate penwork flourishing. Image taken from f. 1 of Gospel of... More

Detail from BL Stowe 39, f. 9

Detail from BL Stowe 39, f. 9

Detail of drawing of nuns, including the personification of Decorum with acolyte and nuns, as see, hear, speak, and think no evil. Image taken from f. 9 of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Des... More

Ownership inscription from BL Lansdowne 348, f. 1v

Ownership inscription from BL Lansdowne 348, f. 1v

The ownership inscription of Sir Henry Spelman, historian and antiquary, and of 'Jhon boyce'. Image taken from f. 1v of Prick of Conscience. Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 5v

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 5v

Text page Image taken from f. 5v of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred (899). Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 3

Text page from BL Add 34652, f. 3

Text page with Old English and Latin versions of Chrodegang's rule. Image taken from f. 3 of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred (899). Wri... More

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 3

Detail from BL King's 395, f. 3

Image taken from f. 3 of Biblical and genealogical chronicle from Adam and Eve to Edward VI (the Longer English genealogical chronicle of the kings of England). Written in English.

Text page from BL Add 47967, f. 2

Text page from BL Add 47967, f. 2

Text page at the beginning of the list of chapter headings. Image taken from f. 2 of Historum adversum paganos (the 'Tollemache, Helmingham, or Lauderdale Orosius'). Written in English.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 1207, f. 1v

Detail from BL Lansdowne 1207, f. 1v

Heraldic arms surrounded by the garter, preceding the statutes and ordinances of the Order of the Garter. Image taken from f. 1v of Statutes and ordinances of the Order of the Garter of St George. Written in English.

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