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Front pastedown from BL Add 60577, f. i verso

Front pastedown from BL Add 60577, f. i verso

The front pastedown of the manuscript, containing many fragments of verse and proverbs in Middle English and Latin. Image taken from f. i verso of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a Latin herbal, excerpt f... More

Latin proverbs; 'Lyke as women have facis' from BL Add 60577, f. 45v

Latin proverbs; 'Lyke as women have facis' from BL Add 60577, f. 45v

Text page containing many Latin proverbs and, at the bottom, a Middle English poem added by William Wey, beginning 'Lyke as women have facis'. Image taken from f. 45v of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a ... More

Text page from BL Add 60577, f. 1

Text page from BL Add 60577, f. 1

Text page containing verse and proverbs in Latin and English. Image taken from f. 1 of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a Latin herbal, excerpt from a Latin lapidary, Secretum, poem addressed to William Wa... More

Poem addressed to William Waynflete from BL Add 60577, f. 22v

Poem addressed to William Waynflete from BL Add 60577, f. 22v

Text page containing the beginning of a poem addressed to William Waynflete (b. c. 1400, d. 1486). Image taken from f. 22v of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a Latin herbal, excerpt from a Latin lapidary,... More

Text on a comet; 'Remember that there be in hell' from BL Add 60577, f. 51v

Text on a comet; 'Remember that there be in hell' from BL Add 60577, f...

Text page containing the end of a Latin prose text about a comet described by 'Clerkys of Oxenforde', and a Middle English poem added by William Wey, beginning 'Remember that there be in hell'. Image taken from... More

The transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53v

The transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53v

Text page containing the end of a Middle English verse translation of a Latin text on the transitory world. Image taken from f. 53v of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a Latin herbal, excerpt from a Latin ... More

Middle English sermon from BL Add 60577, f. 54

Middle English sermon from BL Add 60577, f. 54

Text page containing the beginning of a Middle English verse sermon on Psalm 23:3-4, beginning 'Lystenythe a while and thenke ye nott longe'. Image taken from f. 54 of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a La... More

Texts on the transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53

Texts on the transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53

Text page containing the end of a Latin poem on the transitory world, and the opening of its Middle English verse translation, which begins 'Lorde wherto ys this worlde soo gaye '. Image taken from f. 53 of Mis... More

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 164v

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 164v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 164v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 59

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 59

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 59 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 166

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 166

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 166 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Grapes from BL Eg 2020, f. 29

Grapes from BL Eg 2020, f. 29

Miniature of a grape vine with grapes. Image taken from f. 29 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Writ... More

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51

Detail of miniature of various ailments, in the upper two registers. Image taken from f. 51 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 48

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 48

Detail of a miniature of a man teaching. Image taken from f. 48 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Apothecary shop; Consultations from BL Sloane 1977, ff. 49v-50

Apothecary shop; Consultations from BL Sloane 1977, ff. 49v-50

Full-page miniatures of an apothecary shop, on the left, and medical consultations, on the right. Image taken from ff. 49v-50 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Lower two registers. Image taken from f. 50 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Apothecary shop from BL Sloane 1977, f. 49v

Apothecary shop from BL Sloane 1977, f. 49v

Miniature of an apothecary's shop with apothecary jars and boxes on shelves, a seated man holding a cover jar, and a flat dish on a hook used for mixing ingredients. Image taken from f. 49v of Circa instans (in... More

Tree from BL Eg 2020, f. 4v

Tree from BL Eg 2020, f. 4v

Miniature of a tree. Image taken from f. 4v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 12v

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 12v

Miniature of a plant (artemisia, also called mugwort). Image taken from f. 12v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (... More

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 26

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 26

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 26 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 20

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 20

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 20 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 165

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 165

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 165 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Surgical treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51

Surgical treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51

Miniature in three registers of the treatment of various ailments. Image taken from f. 51 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Coloured pen drawing from BL Harley 3736, f. 20

Coloured pen drawing from BL Harley 3736, f. 20

Coloured pen drawing of the Emperor Charlemagne kneeling in front of a plant pierced by an arrow. The plant is called 'Carlina' and the caption explains that an angel advised Charlemagne to eat it in order to b... More

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 19

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 19

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 19 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 169v

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 169v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 169v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 18v

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 18v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 18v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 52v

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 52v

Miniature of plants. Image taken from f. 52v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Detail of the upper 2 registers of a full-page miniature with scenes of various medical consultations, including a physician holding up a urine glass. Image taken from f. 50 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Wri... More

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Lower two registers of physicians treating patients with various ailments. Image taken from f. 50v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Colophon from BL Eg 2020, f. 289v

Colophon from BL Eg 2020, f. 289v

Text page with colophon. Image taken from f. 289v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 49v

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 49v

Detail of a full-page miniature depicting an apothecary's shop. Image taken from f. 49v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 61

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 61

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 61 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 32

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 32

Miniature of plants. Image taken from f. 32 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Upper two registers of physicians treating patients with various ailments. Image taken from f. 50v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51v

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51v

Upper two registers. Image taken from f. 51v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 17

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 17

Miniature of plants. Image taken from f. 17 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 7v

Plants from BL Eg 2020, f. 7v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 7v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Medical treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51v

Medical treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51v

Miniature in three registers of the treatment of various ailments. Image taken from f. 51v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 5

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 5

Miniature of a plant growing against a wall. Image taken from f. 5 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265).... More

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Detail of a miniature of an iill man with a physician. Image taken from f. 50v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 53v

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 53v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 53v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Text page from BL Eg 2020, f. 103v

Text page from BL Eg 2020, f. 103v

Text page with decorated catchword in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 103v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index ... More

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 24

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 24

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 24 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 26v

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 26v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 26v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51

Detail of miniature of various ailments, in the lower two registers. Image taken from f. 51 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Surgical treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Surgical treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Miniature in three registers of the treatment of various ailments. Image taken from f. 50 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Tree from BL Eg 2020, f. 23v

Tree from BL Eg 2020, f. 23v

Miniature of a tree. Image taken from f. 23v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 14

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 14

Miniature of a sponge plant. Image taken from f. 14 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Melon from BL Eg 2020, f. 146

Melon from BL Eg 2020, f. 146

Miniature of a melon plant. Image taken from f. 146 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Basil from BL Eg 2020, f. 50v

Basil from BL Eg 2020, f. 50v

Miniature of basil in a planter. Image taken from f. 50v of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51v

Detail from BL Sloane 1977, f. 51v

Lower two registers. Image taken from f. 51v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 26

Plant from BL Eg 2020, f. 26

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 26 of Translation of the herbal (The 'Carrara Herbal'), including the Liber agrega, Herbolario volgare; De medicamentis, with index (ff. 263-265). Written in Italian.

Treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Treatments from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50v

Full-page miniature in three registers, of physicians treating patients with various ailments. Image taken from f. 50v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Medical consultations from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Medical consultations from BL Sloane 1977, f. 50

Full-page miniature in twelve compartments with scenes of various medical consultations. Image taken from f. 50 of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 87

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 87

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 87 of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 58

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 58

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 58 of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 103v

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 103v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 103v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plant from BL Sloane 4016, f. 2v

Plant from BL Sloane 4016, f. 2v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 2v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 102v

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 102v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 102v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 88v

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 88v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 88v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 68

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 68

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 68 of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plant from BL Sloane 4016, f. 95v

Plant from BL Sloane 4016, f. 95v

Miniature of a plant. Image taken from f. 95v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 107v

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 107v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 107v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 29v

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 29v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 29v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Oats, Caraway, and Amomum from BL Eg 747, f. 11v

Oats, Caraway, and Amomum from BL Eg 747, f. 11v

Miniature of an avena, or oats plant; miniature of an ameos, or caraway plant; miniature of one of the plants of the amomum species. Image taken from f. 11v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina... More

Milk Thistle from BL Eg 747, f. 17

Milk Thistle from BL Eg 747, f. 17

Miniature of a bedeguard, or milk thistle plant. Image taken from f. 17 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Written in Latin.

Liverwort and Squirting Cucumber from BL Eg 747, f. 35v

Liverwort and Squirting Cucumber from BL Eg 747, f. 35v

Miniature of an epatica, or liverwort plant; miniature of an electerium, or squirting cucumber plant. Image taken from f. 35v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); C... More

Dwarf Elder and Ivy from BL Eg 747, f. 37

Dwarf Elder and Ivy from BL Eg 747, f. 37

Miniature of an ebulus, or dwarf elder plant; miniature of an edera niger, or ivy plant. Image taken from f. 37 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; ... More

Fox from BL Harley 1585, f. 64v

Fox from BL Harley 1585, f. 64v

Miniature of a fox. Image taken from f. 64v of Medical miscellany of a pharmacopeial compilation, including a herbal and bestiary illustrating the pharmocopeial properties of animals (see Notes). Written in Latin.

Rock Rose, Spindle, and Spurge Laurel from BL Eg 747, f. 40v

Rock Rose, Spindle, and Spurge Laurel from BL Eg 747, f. 40v

Miniature of a fisularia, or rock rose plant; miniature of a fusago, or spindle plant; miniature of a facius vidon, or spurge laurel plant. Image taken from f. 40v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici M... More

Peach from BL Eg 747, f. 81v

Peach from BL Eg 747, f. 81v

Miniature of a persica, or peach tree. Image taken from f. 81v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Written in Latin.

Willow and Elder from BL Eg 747, f. 94

Willow and Elder from BL Eg 747, f. 94

Miniature of a salix, or willow plant; miniature of a sambucus, or elder plant. Image taken from f. 94 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotar... More

Asparagus and Savin from BL Eg 747, f. 92

Asparagus and Savin from BL Eg 747, f. 92

Miniature of a sparagus, or asparagus plant; miniature of a savina, or savin plant. Image taken from f. 92 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antid... More

Parsley and Fleabane from BL Eg 747, f. 74

Parsley and Fleabane from BL Eg 747, f. 74

Miniature of a petrosellinum, or parsley plant; miniature of a policaria, or fleabane plant. Image taken from f. 74 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa insta... More

Sea-kale and Lizards from BL Eg 747, f. 91v

Sea-kale and Lizards from BL Eg 747, f. 91v

Miniature of a strucium, or sea-kale plant; miniature of stinci, or small dried lizards from Arabia, Egypt, or the Sudan. Image taken from f. 91v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Sec... More

Dock from BL Eg 747, f. 53

Dock from BL Eg 747, f. 53

Miniature of a lapatium, or dock plant. Image taken from f. 53 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Written in Latin.

Radish and Rhubarb from BL Eg 747, f. 84

Radish and Rhubarb from BL Eg 747, f. 84

Miniature of a radix, or radish plant; miniature of a reubarbarum, or rhubarb plant. Image taken from f. 84 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Anti... More

Lemon Balm and Mulberry or Blackberry from BL Eg 747, f. 64v

Lemon Balm and Mulberry or Blackberry from BL Eg 747, f. 64v

Miniature of a melissa, or lemon balm plant; miniature of a mori, or mulberry or blackberry plant. Image taken from f. 64v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circ... More

Goat's Rue and Honeysuckle from BL Eg 747, f. 31v

Goat's Rue and Honeysuckle from BL Eg 747, f. 31v

Miniature of a capragine, or goat's rue plant; miniature of a caprifollium, or honeysuckle plant. Image taken from f. 31v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa... More

Rock Samphire and Costus from BL Eg 747, f. 26

Rock Samphire and Costus from BL Eg 747, f. 26

Miniature of a cretanus, or rock samphire plant; miniature of a costus plant. Image taken from f. 26 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotariu... More

Sorrel, Shepherd's Purse, and White Bryony from BL Eg 747, f. 16v

Sorrel, Shepherd's Purse, and White Bryony from BL Eg 747, f. 16v

Miniature of a brictanica, or sorrel plant; miniature of a bursa pastoris, or shepherd's purse plant; miniature of a brionia, or white bryony plant. Image taken from f. 16v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De S... More

Prognostica Galieni from BL Eg 747, f. 109v

Prognostica Galieni from BL Eg 747, f. 109v

Text page from Prognostica Galieni, with capitals initials. Image taken from f. 109v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Writt... More

Caraway, Cumin, and Hemlock from BL Eg 747, f. 24

Caraway, Cumin, and Hemlock from BL Eg 747, f. 24

Miniature of a carui, or caraway plant; miniature of a ciminum, or cumin plant; miniature of a cicuta, or hemlock plant. Image taken from f. 24 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secre... More

Gratiola, Lavender, and Joseph's Coat from BL Eg 747, f. 45v

Gratiola, Lavender, and Joseph's Coat from BL Eg 747, f. 45v

Miniature of a gratia deo, or gratiola plant; miniature of a golgemma, or lavender plant; miniature of a gelesia, or Joseph's coat plant. Image taken from f. 45v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Med... More

Carrot and Fraxinella from BL Eg 747, f. 33

Carrot and Fraxinella from BL Eg 747, f. 33

Miniature of a daucus, or carrot plant; miniature of a diptamus, or fraxinella plant. Image taken from f. 33 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Ant... More

Betony from BL Eg 747, f. 14

Betony from BL Eg 747, f. 14

Miniature of a bectonica, or betony plant. Image taken from f. 14 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Written in Latin.

Gourd from BL Eg 747, f. 26v

Gourd from BL Eg 747, f. 26v

Miniature of a cucurbita, or gourd vine. Image taken from f. 26v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Written in Latin.

Couch Grass from BL Eg 747, f. 45

Couch Grass from BL Eg 747, f. 45

Miniature of a gramen, or couch grass plant. Image taken from f. 45 of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Antidotarium Nicolai. Written in Latin.

Woman feeding a chicken from BL Harley 5294, f. 11

Woman feeding a chicken from BL Harley 5294, f. 11

Pen drawings of a woman feeding a chicken, a man killing a rabid dog, and a woman fighting a serpent. Image taken from f. 11 of Illustrated pharmacopeial compilation including a herbal, imperfect (see Notes for... More

Fennel and Fenugreek from BL Eg 747, f. 39v

Fennel and Fenugreek from BL Eg 747, f. 39v

Miniature of a feniculus, or fennel plant; miniature of a fenugrecum, or fenugreek plant. Image taken from f. 39v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans... More

Heliotrope and Thistle from BL Eg 747, f. 46v

Heliotrope and Thistle from BL Eg 747, f. 46v

Miniature of a herba rabiosa, or heliotrope plant; miniature of a hecinum, or purple-flowered thistle plant. Image taken from f. 46v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernit... More

Chiron from BL Harley 5294, f. 14

Chiron from BL Harley 5294, f. 14

Pen drawings of Chiron receiving the artemisia plant (also known as mugwort) from Artemis (Diana) and of the 'herba lapaticum' (water dock). Image taken from f. 14 of Illustrated pharmacopeial compilation inclu... More

Two men from BL Harley 5294, f. 18

Two men from BL Harley 5294, f. 18

Pen drawings of a man handing a cup to another man standing beside an arcaded building, a serpent is approaching; effaced or faded drawing of the naturcium plant. Image taken from f. 18 of Illustrated pharmacop... More

Plants from BL Harley 5294, f. 29

Plants from BL Harley 5294, f. 29

Pen drawings of the diptanus and solago major plants. Image taken from f. 29 of Illustrated pharmacopeial compilation including a herbal, imperfect (see Notes for contents). Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 86

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 86

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 86 of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Tree from BL Sloane 4016, f. 6

Tree from BL Sloane 4016, f. 6

Miniature of a tree, a spider web, and an eagle. Image taken from f. 6 of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 83

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 83

Miniatures of plants, including berries. Image taken from f. 83 of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Map from BL Sloane 4016, f. 8v

Map from BL Sloane 4016, f. 8v

Detail of a miniature of a map. Image taken from f. 8v of Herbal. Written in Latin.

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 37v

Plants from BL Sloane 4016, f. 37v

Miniatures of plants. Image taken from f. 37v of Herbal. Written in Latin.