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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

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

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

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.

Wounded swordsman from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 301

Wounded swordsman from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 301

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a wounded swordsman lying in bed, fainting into the arms of an attendant. Image taken from f. 301 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). ... more

Annunciation to Zacharias from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Annunciation to Zacharias from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Historiated initial 'F'(uit) of an angel and Zacharias censing the altar, with a full bar-border with foliate cornerpieces, marginal animals (including a squirrel, lion, rabbit, birds, dog, peacock and hybrids)... more

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 301

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 301

Detail of an illuminated initial 'O'(r) with the arms of Castile and Leon. Image taken from f. 301 of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Arthur, Lancelot and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 1

Arthur, Lancelot and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 1

Miniature of Arthur engaged in conversation with his barons, while Lancelot and Guinevere are whispering together, and on the right, the king and queen presiding over a banquet; with an illuminated initial 'M'(... more

Illuminated initials from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 60

Illuminated initials from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 60

Illuminated initials 'Q'(uant) and ‘O’(or), with the arms of England, and a partial bar border. Image taken from f. 60 of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Damsel of Hungerford with Arthur and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 102v

Damsel of Hungerford with Arthur and Guinevere from BL Royal 20 D IV, ...

Detail of a miniature of the Damsel of Hungerford with Arthur and Guinevere, with an illuminated initial overpainted with the arms of Bohun. Image taken from f. 102v of Lancelot du Lac.

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Miniature of Henry V enthroned and surrounded by his court, receiving the book from the translator, Jean Galopes, with a full border containing the royal arms of England, and a foliate initial 'A'(treshault), a... more

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 9

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 9

Illuminated initial ‘O’, with the arms of France, and a partial bar border. Image taken from f. 9 of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with a grieving Virgin Mary falling into the arms of a woman on the left, Longinus (without his spear) kneeling in the foreground, with two men throwing dice at the foot of the cru... more

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Detail of a miniature of the Crucifixion, with a grieving Virgin Mary falling into the arms of a woman on the left, Longinus (without his spear) kneeling in the foreground, with two men throwing dice at the foo... more

Troy from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35

Troy from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35

Bas-de-page miniature of the Greek army approaching Troy, with Hercules assigned with the arms of Anjou (the Capetian House of Anjou) quartered with the Provence. Image taken from f. 35 of Histoire ancienne jus... more

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of a battle between the armies led by Laomedon and Nestor, the latter assigned with the arms of Anjou-Hungary. Image taken from f. 35v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part ... more

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 21v

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 21v

Miniature of the battle between Crete and Athens, with Theseus and the Cretan army assigned with the arms of Anjou, with a caption reading 'La bataille de chians de crete et de ceuls dathenes'; and an illuminat... more

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Battle from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 35v

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of a battle between the armies led by Laomedon and Nestor, the latter assigned with the arms of Anjou-Hungary. Image taken from f. 35v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part ... more

Coronation of Pharamond from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 3

Coronation of Pharamond from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 3

Miniature of the coronation of Pharamond, a legendary king of the Franks, with a pagan duke, wearing a circlet, to the left, and two Christian kings of France, to the right, identified by the fleur-de-lis on th... more

Agolant from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 168v

Agolant from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 168v

Detail of a miniature of Agolant and his Moors defending the castle of Agen, and Charlemagne wearing the royal arms of France combined with the arms of the Holy Roman Empire leading his knights, at the beginnin... more

Coronation of Pharamond from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 3

Coronation of Pharamond from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of the coronation of Pharamond, with a pagan ruler and two kings of France, with a full border containing a knight holding a shield with the arms of John II as duke of Normandy before his ... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 145v

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 145v

Historiated initial 'V'(irgine) at the Matins of the Office of the Dead: Noli me tangere, Christ showing his wounds to his disciples (John 20:20), the incredulity of Thomas, Christ and his disciples praying a... more

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(nglia) of the king of England with a sword and a herald holding a sceptre, and a shield with the arms of England (France and England quarterly). Image taken from f. 107 of O... more

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Anglia (England) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 107

Historiated initial 'A', and an historiated initial 'A'(nglia) of the king of England with a sword and a herald holding a sceptre, and a shield with the arms of England (France and England quarterly). Image tak... more

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Detail of a miniature of a dialogue between a clerk and a knight, with a full border and a shield bearing the royal arms of France flanked by a lion. Image taken from f. 6 of Le Songe du Vergier. Written in French.

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Debate between a clerk and a knight from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 6

Miniature of a dialogue between a clerk and a knight, and a foliate initial 'M'(anice) with a full border and a shield bearing the royal arms of France flanked by two lions. Image taken from f. 6 of Le Songe du... more

Charles V of France from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 2

Charles V of France from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 2

Miniature of Charles V of France receiving the book from the author, and a foliate initial 'A'(udite) with a full border and a shield bearing the royal arms of France flanked by two lions, at the beginning of b... more

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Detail of a marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 294v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 340v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 340v

Full-page miniature of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 340v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Detail of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 230 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 230 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 336

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 336

Marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 336 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 294v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Petrarch from BL Harley 3454, f. 1

Petrarch from BL Harley 3454, f. 1

Decorated border with floral motifs with the arms of the Calori of Modena, and a historiated initial 'P'(aucos) with a portrait of Petrarch seated in a garden, reading a book. Image taken from f. 1 of Opuscula ... more

Front cover from BL Royal 17 A I, front cover

Front cover from BL Royal 17 A I, front cover

Front cover of brown leather with gold tooling, the arms of George II and the date, 1757. Image taken from front cover of Constituciones artis gemetrie secundum Euclyde: a poem on the craft of Masonry. Written ... more

Detail from BL Burn 161, f. 3

Detail from BL Burn 161, f. 3

The added arms of the Maffei family of Volterra, late 15th century. Image taken from f. 3 of De inventione (index Rhetorica)(ff. 3-53v), Rhetorica ad Herennium (index De ratione dicendi ad Herennium)(ff. 53v-98... more

Historiated initial from BL Harley 7183, Vol. 1, f. 1

Historiated initial from BL Harley 7183, Vol. 1, f. 1

Historiated initial 'P'(ropitia) with interlace, foliage and a human head, and enclosing Ambrose, seated, followed by display letters in red and black, at the beginning of the text. In the lower margin, added i... more

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

The arms of René d'Anjou, King of Naples. Image taken from f. 4v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou').

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

Arms from BL Eg 1070, f. 4v

The arms of René d'Anjou, King of Naples Image taken from f. 4v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou').

Detail: Border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Detail: Border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Part of the border with the arms of the Rotenhan family of Bamberg, at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 4 of Vita Christi (chapters 1-60). Written in Latin.

Babylon from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 4v

Babylon from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 4v

Miniature of the city of Babylon with Nectanebus enthroned in his palace bearing an inscription 'La cite de babyloine', with another palace with inscription reading 'le chastel du Chaire', a garden with an insc... more

Charlemagne at a table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 155

Charlemagne at a table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 155

Miniature of Charlemagne at a table; and Aymon's sons on Bayard, with the arms of John Talbot and the arms of his wife, Margaret Beauchamp, in pretence. Image taken from f. 155 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talb... more

Herald from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 43

Herald from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 43

Detail of a herald in a tabard of the arms of John Talbot, earl of Shrewsbury, with the arms of his wife, Margaret Beauchamp, in pretence, holding a flagpole. Image taken from f. 43 of Poems and Romances (the '... more

Banner from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 439

Banner from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 439

Detail of a man holding a banner bearing the arms of England, from the lower right margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 439 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Charlemagne and Naymes from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 43

Charlemagne and Naymes from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 43

Miniature of Charlemagne and Naymes meeting on horseback, with a ful border including the arms of John Talbot, earl of Shrewsbury, with the arms of his wife, Margaret Beauchamp. Image taken from f. 43 of Poems... more

Arms of England from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Arms of England from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of a banner bearing the royal arms of England impaled with the arms of Anjou, wrapped with a scroll inscribed with a motto 'Dieu est mon droit', and supported by the royal device of an ant... more

Genealogical table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Genealogical table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of the genealogical table of descendants of Louis IX in the form of a fleur-de-lys, with portraits of kings in medallions, supported by Humfrey, duke of Gloucester with his arms and the ar... more

Arms of England impaled with the arms of Anjou from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 2v

Arms of England impaled with the arms of Anjou from BL Royal 15 E VI, ...

Detail of the arms of England impaled with the arms of Anjou. Image taken from f. 2v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Genealogical table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Genealogical table from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 3

Miniature of the genealogical table of descendants of Louis IX in the form of a fleur-de-lys, with portraits of kings in medallions, supported by Humfrey, duke of Gloucester with his arms and the arms of Anjou ... more

Henry VI enthroned from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 405

Henry VI enthroned from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 405

Miniature of Henry VI enthroned giving the earl of Shrewsbury the sword as constable of France, with a decorated initial 'E'(n) and a full border including the arms of John Talbot with the arms of his wife, Mar... more

Nectanebus from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 5

Nectanebus from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 5

Miniature of Nectanebus enthroned receiving a letter, and a miniature of Nectanebus having his head shaved and fleeing his palace, with a full border containing a herald wearing a tabard of Shrewsbury arms and ... more

Arms of England and Anjou from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 2v

Arms of England and Anjou from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 2v

Detail of the arms of England impaled with the arms of Anjou, and a spray of flowers, from the lower border of the folio, with the inscription 'Mon seul desir Au Roy et vous et [est] bien server jusqu au mourir... more

Presentation scene from BL Royal 15 E VI, ff. 2v-3

Presentation scene from BL Royal 15 E VI, ff. 2v-3

Miniature of John Talbot identified by his Talbot dog, presenting the book to queen Margaret seated in a palace beside king Henry VI, and surrounded by the court, with the royal arms of England at the back of t... more

Presentation scene from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 2v

Presentation scene from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 2v

Miniature of John Talbot identified by his white talbot dog, presenting the book to queen Margaret seated in a palace beside king Henry VI, and surrounded by the court, with the royal arms of England at the bac... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2711, f. 1

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2711, f. 1

Illuminated initial 'O'(mnis) and the arms of the Schioppo family of Verona. Image taken from f. 1 of Catilina; Jugurtha; Invectiva in Franciscum Philelphum (index Francesco Filelfo), and Epistola ad L. Aretinu... more

Partial white vine border from BL Harley 2764, f. 1

Partial white vine border from BL Harley 2764, f. 1

Partial white vine border with an initial 'I'(n) and the helm, motto and arms of the Sacrati family of Ferrara. The initial is an addition, cut from another manuscript and pasted into the original white vine bo... more

White vine initial and border from BL Harley 3261, f. 2

White vine initial and border from BL Harley 3261, f. 2

White-vine initial 'L'(eo) with decoration forming a partial border at the beginning of the text (should be 'D'(eo)); the arms of Jean Jouffroy, bishop of Arras from 1453, enclosed in a wreath with the name 'IO... more

Arms of Jean Jouffroy from BL Harley 3261, f. 2

Arms of Jean Jouffroy from BL Harley 3261, f. 2

Detail of the arms of Jean Jouffroy, bishop of Arras from 1453, enclosed in a wreath with the name 'IOFRE', in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 2 of De legibus. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Harley 2705, f. 1

Decorated initial from BL Harley 2705, f. 1

Decorated initial 'C'(UM) with interlace accompanied by a partial decorated border with flowers and arms of Schioppo of Verona. Image taken from f. 1 of Epitome historiarum Pompeii Trogi. Written in Latin.

Arms of Percy and Lucy from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 162

Arms of Percy and Lucy from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 162

Detail of a miniature of the quartered arms of Percy and Lucy flanked by initials 'HP', accompanied by badges of crescent and shackle-bolt, and encircled by the Garter. Image taken from f. 162 of Troy Book.

Decorated initial and arms from BL Royal 12 C XXI, f. 1

Decorated initial and arms from BL Royal 12 C XXI, f. 1

Decorated initial 'C'(um), and, in the lower margin, the initials 'R. R.' and arms of Roger Rotherham, azure, on a mount, three pointed, vert, a stag in full course or. Image taken from f. 1 of Strategemata (in... more

Decorated arms from BL Royal 12 C XXI, f. 1

Decorated arms from BL Royal 12 C XXI, f. 1

Detail of the lower margin, with initials 'R. R.' and arms of Roger Rotherham, azure, on a mount, three pointed, vert, a stag in full course or. Image taken from f. 1 of Strategemata (index Strategematica, De r... more

Decorated and pen-flourished initials from BL Harley 3598, f. 1

Decorated and pen-flourished initials from BL Harley 3598, f. 1

Decorated initial 'S'(epe), pen-flourished initial 'h'(ec), and a coat of arms of a white unicorn on a blue shield. Image taken from f. 1 of Tractatus maleficiorum (a treatise on criminal law). Written in Latin.

Decorated initial and arms from BL Burn 311, f. 1

Decorated initial and arms from BL Burn 311, f. 1

Decorated initial 'C'(haos) with white vine decoration, at the beginning of the text by Lactantius, Ovidii Metamorphoseon fabularum narratio, and the arms of the Donati family of Venice with an animal head abov... more

Full border from BL Harley 3411, f. 12

Full border from BL Harley 3411, f. 12

Full border with Cupid in a large historiated initial 'V'(oi), medallions of leopard heads, and, in the lower margin, two crowned leopards salient ~or~ supporting a medallion with the arms of the Mussolini fami... more

Pen-flourished initial from BL Harley 2458, f. 3

Pen-flourished initial from BL Harley 2458, f. 3

Pen-flourished initial 'D'(ignum), with a partial border and a shield with the coat of arms of the Duchy of Cleves. Image taken from f. 3 of Commentary on Lucan's Pharsalia (index In Pharsaliam Lucani). Written in Latin.

Death of Meleager and Tudor rose from BL Royal 15 D IV, ff. 218v-219

Death of Meleager and Tudor rose from BL Royal 15 D IV, ff. 218v-219

Miniature of the death of Meleager, with a partial border; and a miniature of a Tudor rose and pomegranates, between two lions surmounted by a fleur-de-lis and a crown, with the autograph inscriptions of Margar... more

Charles the Bold from BL Royal 15 D IV, f. 11

Charles the Bold from BL Royal 15 D IV, f. 11

Miniature of Charles the Bold receiving the book from the translator, Vasco de Lucena, and a foliate initial 'T'(res), with a full border containing a man with a cross-bow and an added shield bearing the Tudor ... more

White-vine initial from BL YT 39, f. 1

White-vine initial from BL YT 39, f. 1

White-vine initial 'I'(ulius), and white-vine border with putti and a parrot, with the arms of Pope Paul II (?) in the lower margin, at the beginning of Suetonius's De Vita Caesarum. Image taken from f. 1 of De... more

Border and arms from BL YT 39, f. 1

Border and arms from BL YT 39, f. 1

Detail of the lower section of the white-vine border with putti and a parrot, with the arms of Pope Paul II (?), at the beginning of Suetonius's De Vita Caesarum. Image taken from f. 1 of De vita Caesarum (inde... more

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 119v

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 119v

Miniature of the death of Alexander, lying in bed and handing crowns to his successors, with a full border, containing a bird and an armed ape holding a banner bearing the royal arms of England, and a shield be... more

Belshazzar's feast from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 45

Belshazzar's feast from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 45

Miniature of Belshazzar's feast with a hand writing the words 'mane thechel phares' on the wall, with a full border containing a hybrid grotesque holding a banner with the royal arms of England, and a shield be... more

Crucifixion from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 353

Crucifixion from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 353

Miniature of the Crucifixion of Christ, with a full border including the royal arms of Edward IV. Image taken from f. 353 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

Fleet from BL Harley 4379, f. 60v

Fleet from BL Harley 4379, f. 60v

Detail of a miniature of a fleet of ships of the expedition of the English and French to Barbary, illuminated initial 'O'(r) and foliate border including a scallop shell, a hybrid figure, and the heralic arms o... more

Jerusalem from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 175

Jerusalem from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 175

Miniature of Jerusalem taken by Antiochus with a full border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 175 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

Holophernes from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 76v

Holophernes from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 76v

Miniature of the finding of the body of Holophernes, with a full border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 76v of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

Gedaliach from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 31

Gedaliach from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 31

Miniature of the death of Gedaliah; with a full border with a female centaur holding a banner inscribed with the Yorkist motto, 'Dieu et mon droit', and a shield with the white ~rose en soleil~, and a shield b... more

Wild man from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 18

Wild man from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 18

Detail from the full border of a wild man holding a shield and a banner bearing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 18 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

Death of Holofernes from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 66v

Death of Holofernes from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 66v

Miniature of the death of Holofernes with Judith holding his head and a sword, with a full border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 66v of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale o... more

Blinding of Tobit from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 18

Blinding of Tobit from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 18

Miniature of the blinding of Tobit, laying in bed in his house; outside, Tobias leading the angel Raphael into the house; with a full border with birds, a wildman holding a banner bearing the royal arms of Eng... more

Ahasuerus from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 91

Ahasuerus from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 91

Miniature of Ahasuerus's banquet, with a full border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 91 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

Vision of Zacharias from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 219

Vision of Zacharias from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 219

Miniature of the vision of Zacharias, with a full border containing a phoenix and a pelican, and an illuminated initial 'L'(e) of the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 219 of La Bible Historiale, part ... more

Fleet from BL Harley 4379, f. 60v

Fleet from BL Harley 4379, f. 60v

Miniature of a fleet of ships of the expedition of the English and French to Barbary, illuminated initial 'O'(r) and foliate border including a scallop shell, a hybrid figure, and the heralic arms of Commynes q... more

Ptolemy from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 197

Ptolemy from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 197

Miniature of Ptolemy ordering the flogging of the mother of Hyrcanus, with a full border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 197 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward ... more

Edward IV from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 14

Edward IV from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 14

Miniature of Edward IV enthroned, wearing the order of the Golden Fleece, receiving the book from Jean Wavrin, with a full border containing the royal arms of England encircled by the Garter and supported by tw... more

Arms of England from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 14

Arms of England from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 14

Detail from the full border of the royal arms of England encircled by the Garter and supported by two white lions. Image taken from f. 14 of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Angleterre, volume 1. Written in French.

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5716, f. 151

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5716, f. 151

Detail: a medallion on the bottom held by two puttos containing the coat of arms of Joab Emmanuel. Image taken from f. 151 of ~Arbaah Turim~ (The Four Pillars). Written in Hebrew.

Frontispiece to ~Hoshen ha-Mishpat~ from BL Harley 5717, f. 79

Frontispiece to ~Hoshen ha-Mishpat~ from BL Harley 5717, f. 79

Detail of a medallion in the lower margin held by two puttos containing the coat of arms of Joab Emmanuel. Image taken from f. 79 of ~Even ha-Ezer~ (The Stone of Help) and ~Hoshen Mishpat~ (The Breastplate of J... more

Death of Philippe VI from BL Royal 14 D III, f. 1

Death of Philippe VI from BL Royal 14 D III, f. 1

Miniature of the death of Philippe VI, with a partial border containing the arms of John Donne, at the beginning of the list of contents. Image taken from f. 1 of Chroniques (books 3-4). Written in French.

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5716, f. 8

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5716, f. 8

Detail of a page: a medallion held by two puttos containing the coat of arms of Joab Emmanuel. Image taken from f. 8 of ~Arbaah Turim~ (The Four Pillars). Written in Hebrew.

Frontispiece to ~Even ha-Ezer~ from BL Harley 5717, f. 2

Frontispiece to ~Even ha-Ezer~ from BL Harley 5717, f. 2

Frontispiece to the second pillar of ~Arbaah Turim~, ~Even ha-Ezer~ (The Stone of Help). The initial-word panel is decorated with white vine motifs. The text is framed by a full floral border inhabited by birds... more

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5717, f. 2

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5717, f. 2

Detail of a page: a medallion held by two puttos containing the coat of arms of Joab Emmanuel. Image taken from f. 2 of ~Even ha-Ezer~ (The Stone of Help) and ~Hoshen Mishpat~ (The Breastplate of Judgement) of ... more

Frontispiece to ~Orah Hayyim~ from BL Harley 5716, f. 8

Frontispiece to ~Orah Hayyim~ from BL Harley 5716, f. 8

Frontispiece to the first pillar of ~Arbaah Turim~, ~ Orah Hayyim~ (The Way of Life). The initial-word panel ~Barukh~ (blessed) is inhabited by three white rabbits. The text is framed by a full floral border in... more

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5716, f. 8

Coat of arms from BL Harley 5716, f. 8

Detail from the frontispiece to ~Orah Hayyim~ (The Way of Life) with the medallion containing the coat of arms of Joab Emmanuel. Image taken from f. 8 of ~Arbaah Turim~ (The Four Pillars). Written in Hebrew.

Frontispiece to ~Hoshen ha-Mishpat~ from BL Harley 5717, f. 79

Frontispiece to ~Hoshen ha-Mishpat~ from BL Harley 5717, f. 79

Frontispiece to the fourth pillar of ~Arbaah Turim~, ~Hoshen ha-Mishpat~ (The Breastplate of Judgement). The initial-word panel ~Barukh~ (blessed) is inhabited by three white rabbits and accompanied by a full f... more

Frontispiece to ~Yoreh Deah~ from BL Harley 5716, f. 151

Frontispiece to ~Yoreh Deah~ from BL Harley 5716, f. 151

Frontispiece to the second pillar of ~Arbaah Turim~, ~Yoreh Deah~ (Teaching Knowledge). The initial-word panel ~Barukh~ (blessed) is decorated with white vine motifs. The text is framed by a full floral border ... more

Royal arms from BL Royal 14 E VI, f. 110

Royal arms from BL Royal 14 E VI, f. 110

Detail from the full border of the royal arms of England on a banner held by an angel and on a shield encircled by the Garter with the motto 'Honny soit qui mal y pense', and surmounted by a crowned helm with ... more

Faceted initial from BL Harley 3699, f. 71

Faceted initial from BL Harley 3699, f. 71

Detail of faceted initial 'M'(oyse) with putti clambering to the top of the letter, which is decorated with the arms of Aragon. Image taken from f. 71 of De Antiquitates Judaicae and Vetustate Judaica. Written in Latin.

Author in an orchard from BL Royal 14 E VI, f. 110

Author in an orchard from BL Royal 14 E VI, f. 110

Miniature of the author with a man holding a spade in an orchard, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner held by an angel and on a shield encircled by the Garter with the motto 'Ho... more