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Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Detail of an allegorical miniature of a bush of the Tudor rose incorporating a Latin poem celebrating the House of Tudor, with a scroll reading 'Salve, radix varios producens germine ramos, / Quos inter ramus s... More

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, and a partial border, and in the upper margin, the signature of 'William Howarde 1579'. Image taken from f. 1 of Historia ecclesiasti... More

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border in colours and gold with a large historiated initial 'D'(ominus) with Pope Gregory the Great, putti, Jerome and another Church father, and the arms of Ferdinand I of Aragon, king ... More

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, in the upper margin the signature of 'William Howarde 1579', in the right margin an ink drawing of a lion rampant, and in the lower margin the i... More

Arms of Roscarrock of Cornwall from BL Harley 2965, f. 37v

Arms of Roscarrock of Cornwall from BL Harley 2965, f. 37v

Text page with added stamp of Roscarrock of Cornwall arms. Image taken from f. 37v of Extracts from the Gospels and prayers ('The Book of Nunnaminster'). Written in Latin, with English.

Heraldry from BL Stowe 54, f. 1v

Heraldry from BL Stowe 54, f. 1v

Coat of arms of D'Esgreville supported by two wild men. Image taken from f. 1v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Charity and Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 250

Charity and Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 250

Miniature of the author, Jean de Courcy, conducted to a garden by Charity; with a full border containing the arms of Edward IV and four lozenges with a white rose of the York family, and the Yorkist badge 'Dieu... More

Crucifixion from BL Harley 6561, f. 3

Crucifixion from BL Harley 6561, f. 3

Miniature of the Crucifixion in an architectural border with sculptures of Peter and Paul, the arms of Anne Boleyn, and subsidiary medallions of the four evangelists (damaged). Image taken from f. 3 of Readings... More

Court of Love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Court of Love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Miniature of a lady Jeunesse presenting the author to lord Bel Accueil and lady Plaisance and their court, with a full border with two mottos, 'La plus eure' and 'Dieu et mon droit', the arms of Edward the Conf... More

Ship with armed men from BL Eg 2709, f. 2

Ship with armed men from BL Eg 2709, f. 2

Detail of a miniature of a ship crowded with armed men; the flags at the masthead and at the prow and stern, as well as two of the shields, bear the arms of La Sale; the arms of Béthencourt do not appear, but t... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 68

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 68

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 68 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

'Charles Fradet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27v

'Charles Fradet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27v

Arms of 'Charles Fradet', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 27v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table R... More

Entry into Jerusalem from BL Royal 19 B VI, f. 1

Entry into Jerusalem from BL Royal 19 B VI, f. 1

Miniature of the Entry into Jerusalem with a full border with the arms of the order of Saint John of Jerusalem and of Montmirail and the motto: 'Domine in te confido'. Image taken from f. 1 of Saint mistere de... More

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 88

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 88

Miniature, prefacing Book II, arranged in three registers: 'Octovien' (Augustus) holding court; Fulvius Flaccus at the siege of Capua; the capture of Capua. Arms of Philippe de Comines (quartered with that of ... More

Heraclius from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 16

Heraclius from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 16

Miniature of emperor Heraclius carrying the True Cross, at a gate of Jerusalem, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner and on a shield surmounted by a crowned helm and encircled by ... More

'Jehan Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25v

'Jehan Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25v

Arms of Jean Pichonnet, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 25v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ron... More

'Guenimbeau Perreau' from BL Harley 5301, f. 26v

'Guenimbeau Perreau' from BL Harley 5301, f. 26v

Arms of 'Guenimbeau Perreau', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 26v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

'Pierre Sarde' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25

'Pierre Sarde' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25

Arms of Pierre Sarde, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 25 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde ... More

'Anthoine Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23

'Anthoine Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23

Arms of 'Anthoine Chambellan', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 23 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Detail of a miniature of the royal arms of England with a crest of a lion, supported by a red dragon and a white greyhound, with a motto reading 'Dieu ets mon droit', and two Beaufort badges of portcullises. Im... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 70v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

'Pierre Gaultier' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28v

'Pierre Gaultier' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28v

Arms of 'Pierre Gaultier', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 28v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table ... More

'Claude Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20

'Claude Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20

Arms of Claude Pichonnet, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 20 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ro... More

Jehan Froissart and count of Foix from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Jehan Froissart and count of Foix from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Miniature of Jehan Froissart kneeling before the count of Foix, with a servant holding a book, and a court gathered in a room decorated with tapestries, with the arms of Béarn suspended above, with a full borde... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 62v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 62v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 62v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 67v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 67v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 67v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 59 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 1

Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 1

Miniature of Nature appearing to the author, Jean de Courcy, in a dream and showing him the lady Vaillance, at the beginning of book 1, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner held b... More

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

Arms of Guillaume Rat, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 21 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde... More

Arms of France and England from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 1v-2

Arms of France and England from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 1v-2

Full-page miniature of the arms of France and England and a dedicatory letter addressed to Henry VIII. Image taken from ff. 1v-2 of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Ter... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 61

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 61

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 61 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

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

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

Detail of a miniature of Godefrey de Bouillon in his palace, with a full border containing the added royal arms of England surmounted by a crown and surrounded by the Garter with the motto 'Hony soit qui mal y ... More

Detail: Border from BL YT 24, f. 2

Detail: Border from BL YT 24, f. 2

Part of the full foliate border, at the beginning of the Pontifical of Guilelmus Durandus; heraldic arms of Boisratier. Image taken from f. 2 of Sidrak and Bokkus. Written in English.

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 33

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 33

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 33 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutf... More

Vincent of Beauvais from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Vincent of Beauvais from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Miniature of Vincent of Beauvais as a Dominican monk, sitting at a desk and writing his book, at the beginning of book 1, with a full border containing the Royal arms of England, with Edward IV's colours of red... More

Arms of Edward IV from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 194

Arms of Edward IV from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 194

Detail from the full border containing the arms of Edward IV, at the beginning of book 3. Image taken from f. 194 of Le chemin de Vaillance, and other texts (see Notes below for contents). Written in French.

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 29

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 29

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 29 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutf... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 24

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 24

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 24 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutf... More

Arms of Edmund from BL YT 47, f. 105v

Arms of Edmund from BL YT 47, f. 105v

Shield in the lower margin with the standard of Edmund: Eve and Adam (labeled 'Eva' and 'Adam' in the margin) with the serpent and the Tree of Knowledge, with a flag and a lamb holding a cross within its branch... More

Jean de Courcy and the Virtues from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 194

Jean de Courcy and the Virtues from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 194

Miniature of the author, Jean de Courcy, accompanied by Virtues leaving the Forest of Temptation, with a full border containing the arms of Edward IV and three lozenges with a white rose of the York family, and... More

Arms of Edward VI from BL Royal 16 E XXXII, f. 1v

Arms of Edward VI from BL Royal 16 E XXXII, f. 1v

Frontispiece with the arms of Edward VI. Image taken from f. 1v of Addressed to Edward VI (f. 1), dedicatory letter referring to the recent peace with Henry II of France (ff. 2-3v), Ad Nicoclem, beginning, 'Ceu... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 64

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 64

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 64 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 3

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 3

Detail of the Royal arms of England, with a crown in the lower margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 3 of Imaginacion de vraye noblesse. Written in French.

'Guillaume Sarde' from BL Harley 5301, f. 24v

'Guillaume Sarde' from BL Harley 5301, f. 24v

Arms of Guillaume Sarde, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 24v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ro... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 67

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 67

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 67 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Commission to Mocenigo from BL Add 20916, f. 14, f. 14

Commission to Mocenigo from BL Add 20916, f. 14, f. 14

Miniature of a doge presenting a member of the Mocenigo with a commission before a female personification of Venice, within a border of scroll-work with the arms of the Mocenigo family. Image taken from f. 14 o... More

Henry VII receiving the book from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 17

Henry VII receiving the book from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 17

Detail of a miniature of Henry VII sitting on a throne decorated with the royal arms of England and inscribed with the motto 'Dieu est mon droit', and receiving the book from the translator, Claude de Seyssel, ... 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

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 66v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Miniature of the royal arms of England with a crest of a lion, supported by a red dragon and a white greyhound, with a motto reading 'Dieu ets mon droit', and two Beaufort badges of portcullises, with a full bo... More

The beginning of the dream from BL Harley 4425, f. 7

The beginning of the dream from BL Harley 4425, f. 7

Miniature of the Lover asleep; dressed; and approaching the Garden of Love, with in the lower border, the coat of arms of Engelbert II, count of Nassau and Vianden (d.1504). Image taken from f. 7 of Roman de la... More

'Michel Canbre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28

'Michel Canbre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28

Arms of 'Michel Canbre', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 28 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ron... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 28v-29

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 28v-29

Text pages with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from ff. 28v-29 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam... More

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 161

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 161

Miniature, prefacing Book III, arranged in three registers: Emilius Lepidus in battle whilst a child; Marcus Cato, as a child, witnessing Sulla's cruelties; Caius Cassius hits Sulla's son Faustus Sulla for defe... More

Author from BL YT 32, f. 1v

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

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 16v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 16v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Section on the boar, the greyhound, the dragon and the bull. Image taken from f. 16v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Batt... More

'Maistre Martin Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27

'Maistre Martin Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27

Arms of 'Maistre Martin Chambellan', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 27 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de ... More

'Bernardin Bochetel' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23v

'Bernardin Bochetel' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23v

Arms of 'Bernardin Bochetel', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 23v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Jehan Froissart from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Jehan Froissart from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Detail of a miniature of Jehan Froissart kneeling before the count of Foix, with a servant holding a book, and a court gathered in a room decorated with tapestries, with the arms of Béarn suspended above, at th... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 71v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 71v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 71v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 32v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 32v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 32v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Lout... More

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

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 75

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 75

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 75 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Charles the Bold from BL Royal 17 E V, f. 7

Charles the Bold from BL Royal 17 E V, f. 7

Miniature of Charles the Bold enthroned and surrounded by his court receiving the book from Vasco da Lucena, with a full border containing Charles's motto 'oublier ne puis' and the arms of Thomas Thwaytes, at t... More

'Vincent de Vielbourg' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21v

'Vincent de Vielbourg' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21v

Arms of 'Vincent de Vielbourg', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 21v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la T... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 66 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

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

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

Detail of a miniature of an angel holding aloft the arms of England, from the right margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 120 of City of God (La cité de Dieu). Written in French.

'Jehan Pietre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20v

'Jehan Pietre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20v

Arms of 'Jehan Pietre', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 20v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ron... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 59v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 32v-33

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 32v-33

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from ff. 32v-33 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam ... More

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Miniature of Caesar crossing the Rhine, with the arms of the Holy Roman emperor held by one of the soldiers, at the beginning of book 7. Image taken from f. 50 of Le miroir historial (a French translation of th... More

'Pierre fils de Fame' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19

'Pierre fils de Fame' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19

Arms of 'Pierre fils de Fame', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 19 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

Arms of Guillaume Rat, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 21 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 65

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 65

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 65 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Peasants' revolt from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 165v

Peasants' revolt from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 165v

Detail of a miniature of two armies with banners bearing the royal arms of England and George, with Jehan Balle and Waultre le Tieulier inscribed with their names. Image taken from f. 165v of Chroniques. Writte... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 77

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 77

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 77 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... 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

Cyrrus and Hyrcanian from BL Royal 16 G IX, f. 112

Cyrrus and Hyrcanian from BL Royal 16 G IX, f. 112

Miniature of the meeting of Cyrrus and Hyrcanian, with a partial border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 112 of Cyropaedia (Cyropédie). Written in French.

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 70 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Battle Scene from BL Add 20916, f. 2, f. 2

Battle Scene from BL Add 20916, f. 2, f. 2

Miniature of a battle scene at the foot of a hill-top castle in a landscape, within an ornate marble architectural frame. At the top a seated putto, with a festoon drapped around his neck, looks down at the sce... More

Court of love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Court of love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Detail of a miniature of a lady Jeunesse presenting the author to lord Bel Accueil and lady Plaisance and their court, with a full border with two mottos, 'La plus eure' and 'Dieu et mon droit', the arms of Edw... More

Arms of Henry II from BL Royal 20 A XVIII, f. 183

Arms of Henry II from BL Royal 20 A XVIII, f. 183

Ink drawing of coat of arms of Henry II with 3 lions passant gardant, crest and lion crowned and of crown and sceptre. Image taken from f. 183 of Chronicle of England ( the 'Anonimalle Chronicle'). Written in French.

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 63

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 63

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 63 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 16

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 16

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Section on the leopard and the hart. Image taken from f. 16 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic ... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 17

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 17

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Section on the griffin, the modewarp (mole), the tiger, the horse and the bear. Image taken from f. 17 of Various heraldic treatises, including ... More

'Maistre Francois Perreau' from BL Harley 5301, f. 24

'Maistre Francois Perreau' from BL Harley 5301, f. 24

Arms of 'Maistre Francois Perreau', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 24 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de l... More

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 4389, f. 5

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 4389, f. 5

Coloured drawing with the death of Tristan's mother, Tristan is held in the arms of a maid as two knights approach. Image taken from f. 5 of Roman de Tristan in prose (index Tristram) (imperfect). Written in French.

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 63v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 63v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 63v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 75v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 75v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 75v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Medici devices from BL Harley 5761, ff. 10v-11

Medici devices from BL Harley 5761, ff. 10v-11

Frontispiece with the title in epigraphic capitals within the Medici device of a diamond ring (f. 10v). On the facing page, a full border with flowers, birds, putti, portrait medallions, and the Medici ring dev... More

Robert de Namur and Jehan Froissart from BL Royal 14 D II, f. 8

Robert de Namur and Jehan Froissart from BL Royal 14 D II, f. 8

Miniature of Robert de Namur reading a book and receiving a messenger of the king of France, with Jehan Froissart writing, with a full border containing the arms of Thomas Thwaytes, at the beginning of the Chro... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 28v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 28v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 28v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Lout... More

Scenes of the Virgin and Christ from BL Harley 2887, f. 28v

Scenes of the Virgin and Christ from BL Harley 2887, f. 28v

Miniatures of the Annunciation and Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane (underdrawing on recto) with historiated borders including heraldic arms of the Butler family. Image taken from f. 28v of Added miniature.

Commission to a member of the ?Bragadin from BL Add 20916, f. 26, f. 26

Commission to a member of the ?Bragadin from BL Add 20916, f. 26, f. 2...

Miniature in colours and gold, of female personifications of Justice and Peace kissing before another female figure holding a crown and two fronds, beneath a vision of God holding the terrestrial globe, within ... More

'Jehan Lalemant le Jeune' from BL Harley 5301, f. 26

'Jehan Lalemant le Jeune' from BL Harley 5301, f. 26

Arms of Jean Lallemant le Jeune (altered), surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 26 of Statuts et armoiries des chevalie... 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

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 72

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 72

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 72 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Thomas Wolsey from BL Harley 1197, f. 402

Thomas Wolsey from BL Harley 1197, f. 402

Arms of Thomas Wolsey, royal minister, archbishop of York, and cardinal. Image taken from f. 402 of An explication of the ten commandments (imperfect at the beginning) (ff. 1-8v), Lavynham's Little Treatise on ... More

Hugues de Puisac from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 28

Hugues de Puisac from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 28

Miniature of Hugues de Puisac with the king in a palace, and outside, plotting, while behind, traitors are hanged, with a partial border including the royal arms of England supported by a red dragon and a white... More

'Estienne de Valencienes' from BL Harley 5301, f. 22v

'Estienne de Valencienes' from BL Harley 5301, f. 22v

Arms of Etienne de Valenciennes, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. These arms have been crossed out and an inscription has been added i... More

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