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Battle with centaur from BL Stowe 54, f. 116

Bas-de-page miniature of the Greeks and Trojan; Diomedes kills the centaur. Image taken from f. 116 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Surrender of Tarascon from BL YT 35, f. 210v

Miniature of the Surrender of Tarascon, with a decorated initial 'L'(es), and a full border, from Jean Cuvelier's Chanson de Bertrand du Guesclin. Image taken from f. 210v of La chanson de Bertrand du Guesclin.... more

Image from BL Harley 4379, f. 32v

Image taken from f. 32v of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 1 (the 'Harley Froissart'). Written in French.

Image from BL YT 10, f. 29v

Image taken from f. 29v of Apocalypse (Revelation). Written in French.

Detail of miniature. from BL Eg 1069, f. 69v

Detail of miniature. Image taken from f. 69v of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Decorated initial from BL Add 18462, f. 56v

Decorated initial 'A'(pres) at the beginning of the second book of the Brut chronicle. Image taken from f. 56v of The Prose Brut, long version to 1333, with Des Grantz Geanz. Written in French (Anglo-Norman).

Puzzle initial from BL Harley 4401, f. 5v

Puzzle initial 'P'(our) at the beginning of the miracle of Theophilus, and a hymn to the Virgin, beginning: 'Por conforter mon cuer et mon coraige'. Image taken from f. 5v of Les Miracles de Nostre Dame, imperf... more

Papelardie from BL Eg 1069, f. 4

Miniature of the allegorical figure of Papelardie. Image taken from f. 4 of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Image from BL Harley 4374, f. 129

Image taken from f. 129 of Les Fais et les Dis des Romains et de autres gens (index Memorabilia, index Facta et Dicta Memorabilia) (part 1, vol. 1). Written in French.

Diex d'Amours and the Lover from BL Eg 1069, f. 13v

Miniature of the Diex d'Amours striking the Lover with his arrows. Image taken from f. 13v of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 4389, f. 18v

Coloured drawing of Tristan fighting 'Lamorlat' of Ireland, a ship to the left. Image taken from f. 18v of Roman de Tristan in prose (index Tristram) (imperfect). Written in French.

Image from BL Harley 4374, f. 56

Image taken from f. 56 of Les Fais et les Dis des Romains et de autres gens (index Memorabilia, index Facta et Dicta Memorabilia) (part 1, vol. 1). Written in French.

Image from BL YT 10, f. 35v

Image taken from f. 35v of Apocalypse (Revelation). Written in French.

Archers from BL YT 12, f. 204

Detail of an historiated initial 'O' of archers assaulting a city, and text. Image taken from f. 204 of Histoire d'Outremer, continued to 1232. Written in French.

Carrying case from BL Stowe 955

Carrying case. Image taken from carrying case of Petit Livre d'Amour. Written in French and Italian (f. 7v).

Knights from BL Harley 4482, f. 52v

Historiated initial 'H'(ector) of knights in full armour engaged in battle; one is being killed by a spear thrust. Image taken from f. 52v of Le Roman de Troie (index Histoire de Troie). Written in French.

Chess from BL Harley 4375, f. 151v

Detail of a miniature of Scipio and Leulius playing chess while Scaevola plays pelota. Image taken from f. 151v of Les Fais et les Dis des Romains et de autres gens (index Memorabilia, index Facta et Dicta Memo... more

Genius from BL Eg 1069, f. 139v

Miniature of the congregation in penitence before Genius. Image taken from f. 139v of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Detail from BL Burn 169, f. 21v

Miniature of cannons firing at a besieged city in flames. Image taken from f. 21v of History of Alexander the Great (Les faize d'Alexandre) (index De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni; Historia Alexandri Magni). Wri... more

Detail from BL Lansdowne 474, f. 17

Image taken from f. 17 of Nova Statuta (index Statutes of England, Statuta Angliae, Statute book), imperfect, and other texts, including a calendar (ff. 6-11v). Written in French, Latin, and English.

Expulsion from BL Harley 4381, f. 9

Detail of miniature of the Expulsion. Image taken from f. 9 of Bible historiale (vol. 1). Written in French, with some Latin for frontispiece.

Image from BL YT 10, f. 28v

Image taken from f. 28v of Apocalypse (Revelation). Written in French.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 1176, f. 123

Detail of decorated initial. Image taken from f. 123 of Law treatise called Britton. Written in French.

Battle from BL YT 12, f. 109v

Detail of an historiated initial 'C'(ourars) of a battle between Imperial knights and Saracen cavalry. Image taken from f. 109v of Histoire d'Outremer, continued to 1232. Written in French.

Detail from BL Sloane 2401, f. 53v

Image taken from f. 53v of Regime de Santé. Written in French.

Communion from BL Harley 4399, f. 10v

Detail of miniatures of a man receiving communion, and a monk and a nun. Image taken from f. 10v of Pèlerinage de vie humaine (index Pelerinage de vie humaine, Pilgrimage of the life of man). Written in French.

Carrying case from BL Stowe 955

Carrying case; the rings on the edge of the box are intended for a chain to suspend the volume from a girdle. Image taken from carrying case of Petit Livre d'Amour. Written in French and Italian (f. 7v).

Taking of Valonges from BL YT 35, f. 80v

Detail of a miniature of the taking of Valonges. Image taken from f. 80v of La chanson de Bertrand du Guesclin. Written in French.

Lucrecia from BL Eg 881, f. 101

Miniature of a Lucrecia committing suicide. Image taken from f. 101 of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Image from BL Harley 4375, f. 50v

Image taken from f. 50v of Les Fais et les Dis des Romains et de autres gens (index Memorabilia, index Facta et Dicta Memorabilia) (part 2, vol. 1). Written in French.

Life of Christ; Surgical procedures from BL Sloane 1977, ff. 1v-2

A three-sided illuminated border with two birds and a rabbit, and the illuminated initial 'L'(e) in the list of chapters of Roger of Salerno's Chirurgia, on the left. On the right is a full-page miniature in t... more

Penitence, devotion, and contemplation from BL YT 11, f. 29

Detail of a miniature divided in four compartments: a nun's vision of the Trinity. Image taken from f. 29 of 'La Sainte Abbaye' (ff. 2-7); a treatise on love (ff. 7-28); Livres de l'estat de l'ame (ff. 28v-51v)... more

God from BL Harley 2952, f. 62v

Miniature of God the Father holding an orb. Image taken from f. 62v of Book of Hours. Written in French, with some rubrics in Latin.

Meeting of the Order of the Golden Fleece from BL Harley 6199, f. 7

Meeting of the Order of the Golden Fleece, with the head of the order seated on a throne, and the knights seated to the right and left of him, with the four officers of the order in the foreground with books. I... more

Presentation of the volume from BL Burn 169, f. 11

Miniature of the presentation of the volume, with border with heraldic decoration. Image taken from f. 11 of History of Alexander the Great (Les faize d'Alexandre) (index De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni; Histor... more

Assault on Ribodane from BL Harley 4379, f. 83v

Miniature of an assault on Ribodane. Image taken from f. 83v of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 1 (the 'Harley Froissart'). Written in French.

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 4389, f. 19

Coloured drawing with Tristan killing 'Lamorlat d'irlande', a ship to the right. Image taken from f. 19 of Roman de Tristan in prose (index Tristram) (imperfect). Written in French.

Venus from BL Eg 1069, f. 140v

Detail of miniature of Venus shooting a flaming arrow through a tiny opening in the castle. Image taken from f. 140v of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 4399, f. 13v

Coloured drawing of Nature kneeling before Grace of God (index Grace de Dieu; Grace-Dieu, Grâce de Dieu). Image taken from f. 13v of Pèlerinage de vie humaine (index Pelerinage de vie humaine, Pilgrimage of the... more

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

Mourning women from BL Harley 4482, f. 109

Detail of a historiated initial 'Q'(uant) with men and women praying at a bier. Image taken from f. 109 of Le Roman de Troie (index Histoire de Troie). Written in French.

Amaury and Mary from BL YT 12, f. 143

Detail of an historiated initial 'V' of the Archbishop joining the hands of Amaury and Mary. Image taken from f. 143 of Histoire d'Outremer, continued to 1232. Written in French.

Nature from BL Eg 881, f. 124

Detail of a miniature of Nature forging a baby. Image taken from f. 124 of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

The first destruction of Troy from BL Stowe 54, f. 42

Bas-de-page miniature of the murder of King Laomedon and the sack of Troy by Hercules. Image taken from f. 42 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Builders constructing a cage for Alexander from BL Harley 4979, f. 70

Detail of a miniature of builders constructing a cage for Alexander to enable him to fly. Image taken from f. 70 of Roman d'Alexandre (index Romance of Alexander), in prose, with lacunae. Written in French.

Attack on Olivier de Clisson from BL Harley 4379, f. 152v

Detail of a miniature of an attack on Olivier de Clisson by followers of Pierre de Craon. Image taken from f. 152v of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 1 (the 'Harley Froissart'). Written in French.

Historiated initial from BL Sloane 2401, ff. 45v-46

Historiated initial 'O'(r) illustrating 'Comme len doit garder les yeulx', in the Regime de vivre en quatre parties. Image taken from ff. 45v-46 of Regime de Santé. Written in French.

Bishop from BL Harley 1121, f. 141

Detail of an historiated initial 'C'(este) of a bishop (probably saint Edmund) holding a mirror, at the beginning of the Speculum ecclesiae. Image taken from f. 141 of Livre de Sydrac (index Book of Sydrac; Boo... more

Bishop from BL Harley 1121, f. 141

Historiated initial 'C'(este) of a bishop (probably saint Edmund) holding a mirror, with a partial foliate bar border with a dragon and a dog chasing a hare, at the beginning of the Speculum ecclesiae. Image ta... more

Lancelot fighting from BL Add 10294, f. 68

Full page with miniature of Lancelot duelling for the queen's honour. Image taken from f. 68 of La Queste del Saint Graal (ff. 2-53); Morte Artu (ff. 53-96). Written in French.

Author from BL YT 32, f. 1v

Miniature of the author of the chronicle, standing behind a brown scroll on which is inscribed the title of the work, in gold letters; behind him, to the left, two lions support the old arms of Burgundy, with s... more

Maximilian of Austria from BL YT 32, f. 15

Miniature of Maximilian of Austria giving a knight's sword to his son, Philip, who stands with Mary of Burgundy, the daughter of Charles the Bold. With a scatter border of flowers and acanthus, and a man takin... more

Maximilian of Austria from BL YT 32, f. 15

Miniature of Maximilian of Austria giving a knight's sword to his son, Philip, who stands with Mary of Burgundy, the daughter of Charles the Bold. With a scatter border of flowers and acanthus, and a man takin... more

Murder of Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VII, f. 389

Detail of a miniature of the murder of Caesar. Image taken from f. 389 of Les anciennes hystoires rommaines (A compilation of ancient history in two parts, each preceded by a table of contents: Part 1, l'Histoi... more

Agrippina, widow of Germanicus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 136v

Miniature of Agrippina, widow of Germanicus, refusing food. Image taken from f. 136v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre... more

Pallas and Arachne at the loom from BL Royal 17 E IV, f. 87v

Detail of a miniature of Arachne at her loom, with Pallas close by. Image taken from f. 87v of Metamorphoses, second anonymous French translation (Ovide moralisé). Written in French.

Siege of Caesarea from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 375v

Detail of a miniature of the siege of Caesarea by Amaury and his army. Image taken from f. 375v of Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum, in French, with continuation to 1231. Written in French.

Cleriadus from BL Royal 20 C II, f. 26v

Detail of a miniature of two knights kneeling in submission to Cleriadus, while another lies dead, and a fourth with a broken arm, with two ladies and a dwarf behind. Image taken from f. 26v of Cleriadus et Mel... more

Libya from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20

Detail of a miniature of a crowned Libya giving orders to three men. Image taken from f. 20 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... more

Doctors from BL Royal 19 B X, f. 2

Detail of a miniature of a seated author with a book, with three other scholars; outside, two doctors consulting the stars. Image taken from f. 2 of Régime de Senté, Li Livres dou Tresor (extract). Written in French.

Text page from BL Royal 19 A XVIII, f. 50

Text page with initials and paraphs. Image taken from f. 50 of Roman de la Rose (imperfect). Written in French.

Text page from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 2v

Text page facing the miniature of Vincent of Beauvais. Image taken from f. 2v of Le miroir historial (a French translation of the Speculum historiale) books 1-5. Written in French.

Text page from BL Harley 4971, f. 27v

Text page. Image taken from f. 27v of Grammatical and legal tracts, letters and documents. Written in French and Latin.

Text page from BL Harley 1310, f. 89

Last page with written text in the manuscript. Image taken from f. 89 of Le livre des bonnes moeurs (The book of good manners) (ff. 1-80v), followed by tracts on the good confession (ff. 81-85v), the good death... more

Gauls attacking from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 42

Detail of a miniature of Gauls attacking Caesar's camp. Image taken from f. 42 of Les fait des Romains. Written in French.

King from BL Royal 20 B I, f. 15

Miniature of a king, with an orb in his hand, giving instructions to a group of men, at the beginning of book 3. Image taken from f. 15 of De la chose de la chevalerie. Written in French.

Pope Gregory from BL Royal 20 D V, f. 3

Miniature of Pope Gregory handing his book to a messenger, while three cardinals stand by, within ivy leaf border with three grotesques, birds and butterflies. Image taken from f. 3 of Les omelies Saint Grégoir... more

Richard I in Sicily from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 450v

Detail of a miniature of the landing of Richard I in Sicily. Image taken from f. 450v of Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum, in French, with continuation to 1231. Written in French.

Caesar in battle from BL Royal 16 G VII, f. 254v

Detail of a miniature of Caesar in battle. Image taken from f. 254v of Les anciennes hystoires rommaines (A compilation of ancient history in two parts, each preceded by a table of contents: Part 1, l'Histoire ... more

Verses addressed to Henry VIII from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 2v-3

Verses addressed to Henry VIII. Image taken from ff. 2v-3 of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Terre Saincte, et choses memorables faictes en plusieurs lieux et villes d... more

Aeneas and Dido from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 73v

Miniature of Aeneas leaving Dido, and of the suicide of Dido, with a full border and an illuminated initial 'E'(neas) with dragons. Image taken from f. 73v of Chronique of Baudouin d'Avennes (L'histoire tripart... more

Lavinia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 64v

Detail of a miniature of Lavinia nursing Julius Silvius, and Ascanius giving up the crown. Image taken from f. 64v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index ... more

Caesar entering Alexandria from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 207v

Detail of a miniature of Caesar entering Alexandria. Image taken from f. 207v of Les fait des Romains. Written in French.

Cleriadus embarking for Cyprus from BL Royal 20 C II, f. 73v

Detail of a miniature of Cleriadus embarking for Cyprus. Image taken from f. 73v of Cleriadus et Meliadice, Historia Apollonii regis Tyri. Written in French.

Amaury from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 368v

Miniature of Amaury visiting the emperor of Constantinople, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 368v of Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum, in French, with continuation to 1231. Written in French.

Achilles, Calchas and Agamemnon from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 28

Detail of a miniature of Achilles bringing Calchas to Agamemnon. Image taken from f. 28 of Historia destructionis Troiae in a French translation. Written in French.

Caligula crowning Herod Agrippa from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 271v

Detail of a miniature of Caligula crowning Herod Agrippa. Image taken from f. 271v of Les fait des Romains. Written in French.

Boccaccio with Adam and Eve from BL Royal 18 D VII, f. 6

Detail of a miniature of Boccaccio writing, with Adam and Eve standing before him. Image taken from f. 6 of De casibus virorum illustrium (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et fammes). Written in French.

Flemish army from BL Royal 14 D IV, f. 237v

Detail of a miniature of the Flemish army under Philippe d'Artevelde encamped before Audenarde. Image taken from f. 237v of Chroniques, volume 2. Written in French.

Alexander killing a wild boar from BL Royal 20 A V, f. 49

Detail of a miniature of Alexander killing a wild boar. Image taken from f. 49 of Roman d'Alexandre en Prose, imperfect at the end (index Le Livre et la vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre, Alexander Romance). ... more

Claudia Quinta from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 118

Miniature of Claudia Quinta using her belt to move the ship containing the image of Pissimunde, mother of the gods. Image taken from f. 118 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous F... more

Sulla defeating Archelaus from BL Royal 16 G VII, f. 209

Detail of a miniature of Sulla defeating Archelaus. Image taken from f. 209 of Les anciennes hystoires rommaines (A compilation of ancient history in two parts, each preceded by a table of contents: Part 1, l'H... more

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D VII, f. 111v

Initial 'M'(aintes) decorated with foliate forms on a gold ground. Image taken from f. 111v of Roman de la rose. Written in French.

Knights from BL Royal 19 E III, f. 70

Detail of a miniature of four knights on horseback sent by Britus reaching a castle. Image taken from f. 70 of Perceforest (Anciennes croniques Dangleterre, faictz et gestes du roy Perceforest, et des chevalier... more

Richard II from BL Royal 18 E II, f. 226v

Detail of a miniature of Richard II preparing to go to Ireland. Image taken from f. 226v of Chroniques. Written in French.

From Harold to Henry I from BL Royal 14 B VI, Membrane 5

Detail from the roll including roundels of Harold, the line of the dukes of Normandy, ancestors of William the Conqueror, and descendants of Wililam the Conqueror down to Henry I. Image taken from Membrane 5 of... more

Pope as emperor from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 58v

Detail of a miniature of an enthroned monarch wearing the papal crown and an armour, and holding the imperila insigna, a sword and a globe, at the beginning of book 5. Image taken from f. 58v of City of God (La... more

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 16 E II, f. 25

Illuminated initial 'S' in gold with purple pen-flourishing in the shape of leaves, with paraphs. Image taken from f. 25 of Miscellany of devotional works in prose and verse. Written in French and Latin.

Jean de Courcy and Nature from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 77

Miniature of the author, Jean de Courcy, sleeping at a fountain with Nature as a young woman approaching, with a full border containing the arms of Edward VI and four lozenges with a white rose of the York fami... more

Imagination and the knight from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 90

Miniature of Imagination taking leave of the knight, with the city of Halle in the background, with a full trompe l'oeil border including a bird and an owl. Image taken from f. 90 of Imaginacion de vraye nobles... more

Text page from BL Royal 17 F V, f. 1

Text page. Image taken from f. 1 of History entitled 'Listoire de tres hault, tres excellent, et tres victorieux prince Godefroy Duc de Buillon en son temps roy de Iherusalem'. Written in French.

Knight from BL Royal 19 E II, f. 216v

Miniature of a knight, with a partial trompe l'oeil border. Image taken from f. 216v of Perceforest (Anciennes croniques Dangleterre, faictz et gestes du roy Perceforest, et des chevaliers du Franc Palais), imp... more

Venus setting fire to the castle from BL Royal 19 B XIII, f. 141v

Detail of a miniature of Venus setting fire to the castle. Image taken from f. 141v of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Godefrey de Bouillon from BL Royal 17 F V, f. 3

Miniature of Godfrey of Bouillon, king of Jerusalem enthroned in his palace and surrounded by his court, with a full border containing the royal arms of England surmounted by a crown and surrounded by the Garte... more

Council of Priam from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 50

Detail of a miniature of Priam and his council in Troy, with a partial border and an illuminated initial 'Q'(uant). Image taken from f. 50 of Historia destructionis Troiae in a French translation. Written in French.

Pope Joan from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 156

Miniature of Pope Joan in an ecclesiastical procession, giving birth to an infant. Image taken from f. 156 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De clari... more

Hector and Achilles from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 55

Detail of a miniature of Achilles killing Hector. Image taken from f. 55 of Historia destructionis Troiae in a French translation. Written in French.

Pallas and Arachne at the loom from BL Royal 17 E IV, f. 87v

Miniature of Arachne at her loom, with Pallas close by. Image taken from f. 87v of Metamorphoses, second anonymous French translation (Ovide moralisé). Written in French.

Hybrids and a knight from BL Royal 20 C VI, f. 4v

Detail of bas-de-page drawings of two hybrids, and an armoured knight holding a shield and banner. Image taken from f. 4v of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Alexander from BL Royal 20 A V, f. 56

Detail of a miniature of Alexander meeting a strange tribe. Image taken from f. 56 of Roman d'Alexandre en Prose, imperfect at the end (index Le Livre et la vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre, Alexander Romanc... more