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The Triumph of Fame over Death, Flanders
Flotilla from BL Lansdowne 782, f. 19

Flotilla from BL Lansdowne 782, f. 19

Drawing with coloured wash of men in boats from Reggio coming to attack Charlemagne, illustrating section 353 of the Chanson d'Aspremont. Image taken from f. 19 of Chanson d'Aspremont (verses 209-514, imperfect... More

Knight and king from BL Lansdowne 782, f. 10v

Knight and king from BL Lansdowne 782, f. 10v

Drawing with coloured wash of a knight on horseback holding a sword before a king in a tent, possibly Gaudfroi and Charlemagne, illustrating the Chanson d'Aspremont. Image taken from f. 10v of Chanson d'Aspremo... More

Scenes from The Story of Charlemagne (?) (from Christ the Judge on the Throne of Majesty and Other Subjects)
Charlemagne from BL Lansdowne 782, f. 19

Charlemagne from BL Lansdowne 782, f. 19

Detail of a drawing with coloured wash of Balan (Witikin) telling Charlemagne and the pope of an attack, illustrating section 352 of the Chanson d'Aspremont. Image taken from f. 19 of Chanson d'Aspremont (verse... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 17v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 17v

A cartouche of architectonic decoration. Image taken from f. 17v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos Quinto). Written in Spanish.

Plain leaf from BL Add 33733, f. 4

Plain leaf from BL Add 33733, f. 4

A plain leaf on the verso of which is a cartouche and text. Image taken from f. 4 of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos Quinto). Written in Spanish.

Charlemagne finds Fierenbras lying under a holm tree. from BL Eg 3028, f. 92

Charlemagne finds Fierenbras lying under a holm tree. from BL Eg 3028,...

Charlemagne finds Fierenbras lying under a holm tree. Image taken from f. 92 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Monk presenting book from BL Harley 4372, f. 12

Monk presenting book from BL Harley 4372, f. 12

Detail of a miniature depicting a monk presenting a book to a ruler; on the right-hand side, a miniature of an armed king (Charlemagne?) and soldiers before the Pope (?). Image taken from f. 12 of Les Fais et l... More

Charlemagne from BL Eg 3028, f. 113

Charlemagne from BL Eg 3028, f. 113

Drawing of Charlemagne and Richard slaying Agolafre. Image taken from f. 113 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Grinnelun from BL Eg 3028, f. 110

Grinnelun from BL Eg 3028, f. 110

Drawing of Grinnelun talking to Charlemagne. Image taken from f. 110 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 13v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 13v

A cartouche of masks, shells, gemstones, grotesques, architectonic decoration and all'antica elements, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 14. Image taken from f. 13v of The Triumphs ... More

Box with Equestrian Falconers
Charlemagne arrives at the burning city of Rome. from BL Eg 3028, f. 82

Charlemagne arrives at the burning city of Rome. from BL Eg 3028, f. 8...

Charlemagne arrives at the burning city of Rome. Image taken from f. 82 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Charlemagne's knights defeat the Saracens from BL Eg 3028, f. 98

Charlemagne's knights defeat the Saracens from BL Eg 3028, f. 98

Charlemagne's knights defeat the Saracens Image taken from f. 98 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Charlemagne's knights from BL Eg 3028, f. 97

Charlemagne's knights from BL Eg 3028, f. 97

Charlemagne's knights Image taken from f. 97 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. 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

Charlemagne kneels before the altar. from BL Eg 3028, f. 89

Charlemagne kneels before the altar. from BL Eg 3028, f. 89

Charlemagne kneels before the altar. Image taken from f. 89 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Charles V from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 1

Charles V from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 1

Detail of a miniature of Charles V, king of France, receiving the book from the translator, Raoul des Presles, at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 1 of City of God (La cité de Dieu). Written in French.

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 9v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 9v

A cartouche of gemstones, grotesques and architectonic decoration, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 10. Image taken from f. 9v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumpha... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 11v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 11v

A cartouche of floral motifs and architectonic decoration, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 12. Image taken from f. 11v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de ... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 7v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 7v

A cartouche of floral motifs and architectonic decoration, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 8. Image taken from f. 7v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Ca... More

Suleiman and his army driven away from BL Add 33733, f. 9

Suleiman and his army driven away from BL Add 33733, f. 9

A miniature of a scene from the Triumphs of Emperor Charles V: Suleiman and his army driven from the Siege of Vienna, 1529. Image taken from f. 9 of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carl... More

Charles V from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 121

Charles V from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 121

Miniature of Charles V enthroned and surrounded by his court. Image taken from f. 121 of Chroniques. Written in French.

Augustine and Charles V from BL Royal 14 D I, f. 1

Augustine and Charles V from BL Royal 14 D I, f. 1

Miniature of Augustine writing, and Charles V, king of France standing in a landscape, with an angel holding a shield with his arms, with a full border containing an unidentified coat of arms, azure a lion ramp... More

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G II, f. 33

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G II, f. 33

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne, on a pilgrimage, passing Montauban. Image taken from f. 33 of Renaut de Montauban (or Les Quatre Fils Aimon). Written in French.

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 4v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 4v

A cartouche of masks, shells, gemstones, grotesques, architectonic decoration and all'antica elements, containing a versified caption related to the miniature of f. 5. Image taken from f. 4v of The Triumphs of ... 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

Box with Equestrian Falconers
Monk presenting book from BL Harley 4372, f. 12

Monk presenting book from BL Harley 4372, f. 12

Miniature depicting a monk presenting a book to a ruler; on the right-hand side, a miniature of an armed king (Charlemagne?) and soldiers before the Pope (?). Image taken from f. 12 of Les Fais et les Dis des R... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 5v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 5v

A cartouche of masks, shells, gemstones, grotesques, architectonic decoration and all'antica elements, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 6. Image taken from f. 5v of The Triumphs of... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 10v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 10v

A cartouche of shells and architectonic decoration, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 11. Image taken from f. 10v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos ... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 15v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 15v

A cartouche of masks, shells, gemstones, grotesques, architectonic decoration and all'antica elements, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 16. Image taken from f. 15v of The Triumphs ... More

Aimeri kneeling before Charlemagne from BL Harley 1321, f. 38v

Aimeri kneeling before Charlemagne from BL Harley 1321, f. 38v

Miniature of Aimeri kneeling before Charlemagne. Image taken from f. 38v of Cycle of Aimeri de Narbonne: 'Girart de Viane' by Bertrand de Bar-sur-Aube, 5560 lines, imperfect at the beginning (ff. 4-38v), 'Aimer... More

flight of Charlemagne and Fierenbras from BL Eg 3028, f. 83

flight of Charlemagne and Fierenbras from BL Eg 3028, f. 83

flight of Charlemagne and Fierenbras Image taken from f. 83 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

The submission of the duke of Cleves from BL Add 33733, f. 12

The submission of the duke of Cleves from BL Add 33733, f. 12

A miniature of a scene from the Triumphs of Emperor Charles V: the duke of Cleves submitting to Charles V. Image taken from f. 12 of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos Quinto). Writ... More

Charlemagne, in his tent, gives orders to Guy of Burgundy. from BL Eg 3028, f. 96

Charlemagne, in his tent, gives orders to Guy of Burgundy. from BL Eg ...

Charlemagne, in his tent, gives orders to Guy of Burgundy. Image taken from f. 96 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Battle from BL Eg 3028, f. 116

Battle from BL Eg 3028, f. 116

Drawing of Charlemagne and his peers fighting with Laban. Image taken from f. 116 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Clement VII imprisoned from BL Add 33733, f. 8

Clement VII imprisoned from BL Add 33733, f. 8

A miniature of a scene from the Triumphs of Emperor Charles V: Clement VII imprisoned in Castel Sant'Angelo treating for release, 1527. Image taken from f. 8 of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumph... More

Fierenbras before Charlemagne's tent from BL Eg 3028, f. 84v

Fierenbras before Charlemagne's tent from BL Eg 3028, f. 84v

Fierenbras before Charlemagne's tent Image taken from f. 84v of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Eg 3028, f. 111

Charlemagne from BL Eg 3028, f. 111

Drawing of Charlemagne riding with Richard to Aigremore. Image taken from f. 111 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Charles V enthroned among his enemies from BL Add 33733, f. 5

Charles V enthroned among his enemies from BL Add 33733, f. 5

A miniature of a scene from the Triumphs of Emperor Charles V: the Emperor enthroned among his enemies (Suleiman the Magnificent, Pope Clement VII, Francis I, the dukes of Cleves and Saxony, and the landgrave o... More

The surrender of the German cities. from BL Add 33733, f. 16

The surrender of the German cities. from BL Add 33733, f. 16

A miniature of a scene from the Triumphs of Emperor Charles V: The surrender of the German cities. Image taken from f. 16 of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos Quinto). Written in Spanish.

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 12v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 12v

A cartouche of architectonic decoration, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 13. Image taken from f. 12v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante de Carlos Quinto). Wr... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 16v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 16v

A cartouche of masks, shells, gemstones, grotesques, architectonic decoration and all'antica elements, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 17. Image taken from f. 16v of The Triumphs ... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 8v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 8v

A cartouche of gemstones, flowers and architectonic decoration, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 9. Image taken from f. 8v of The Triumphs of Charles V (index L'Aguila Triumphante ... More

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 6v

Cartouche from BL Add 33733, f. 6v

A cartouche of masks, shells, gemstones, grotesques, architectonic decoration and all'antica elements, containing a versified caption relating to the miniature of f. 7. Image taken from f. 6v of The Triumphs of... More

Charlemagne from BL Eg 3028, f. 83v

Charlemagne from BL Eg 3028, f. 83v

Miniature of Charlemagne beneath a Gothic arch. Image taken from f. 83v of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Detail of a 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 trans... More

Charlemagne and Richard from BL Eg 3028, f. 115

Charlemagne and Richard from BL Eg 3028, f. 115

Drawing of Charlemagne and Richard arriving at Aigremore. Image taken from f. 115 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Carolingian Charlemagne and his court
Carolingian Leo III crowns Charlemagne
Creation and the presentation of the book from BL Royal 17 E III, f. 9

Creation and the presentation of the book from BL Royal 17 E III, f. 9

Miniature in four compartments of God creating the World, and of Jean Corbechon presenting the book to Charles V of France, with a foliate initial 'A'(tres hault) with a partial border, at the beginning of the ... More

Presentation of the book from BL Royal 20 A XIX, f. 1

Presentation of the book from BL Royal 20 A XIX, f. 1

Miniature of the presentation of the book to king Charles V of France by the translator, with a puzzle initial 'C'(elui). Image taken from f. 1 of De consolatione philosophiae (index Consolation of Philosophy)... More

Charlemagne receiving a letter from BL Royal 16 G II, f. 8

Charlemagne receiving a letter from BL Royal 16 G II, f. 8

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne at a table receiving a letter, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'O'(r dist). Image taken from f. 8 of Renaut de Montauban (or Les Quatre Fils Aimon). Written in French.

Charles V from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 1

Charles V from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 1

Miniature of Charles V, king of France, receiving the book from the translator, Raoul des Presles, with a full border containing the royal arms of England surmounted by a crowned helm with mantling in Edward's ... More

Charlemagne and his court, looking at a scene of two dogs facing each other over a bone
Charles V, king of France, and Charles II, king of Navarre, conclude peace
Coin (Franc) Showing Charles V
Aztec Serpent Labret with Articulated Tongue
Decorated initial from BL Sloane 1044, f. 262

Decorated initial from BL Sloane 1044, f. 262

Detail of decorated initial. Image taken from f. 262 of Fragment of a leaf, mentioning Lothar I Carolingien Holy Roman Emperor. Written in Latin.

Charlemagne and his barons from BL Royal 16 G II, f. 40v

Charlemagne and his barons from BL Royal 16 G II, f. 40v

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne enthroned consulting his barons, with a partial border, a foliate initial 'E'(n ceste), and an instruction to illuminator reading 'Icy soit fait ung palaiz ou le roy Charlem... More

Simon de Hesdin from BL Royal 17 F IV, f. 3

Simon de Hesdin from BL Royal 17 F IV, f. 3

Miniature of Simon de Hesdin writing his book, in the upper register, and Simon de Hesdin in a hospitaller's habit giving his book to Charles V of France, in the lower register, with a full border containing th... More

Presentation from BL Harley 4430, f. 33

Presentation from BL Harley 4430, f. 33

Miniature of Simon de Hesdin presenting his book to the king of France Charles V (index presentation scene), in the foreground, a dog pursues a monkey. Full strew border in the Ghent-Bruges style with acanthus ... More

Raoul de Presles presents his translation to King Charles V, surrounded by Fathers of the Church, scholars and others
Coin (Franc) Showing Charles V
Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 185

Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 185

Miniature of Roland receiving a messenger at Grenoble; Roland and his knights praying in a tent; and the slaughter of inhabitants, with a foliate initial 'P'(our), at the beginning of chapter 9 of 'Charlemagne'... More

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 151

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 151

Miniature of Charlemagne buildling Aix Cathedral. Image taken from f. 151 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Ganelon from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 177

Ganelon from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 177

Miniature of Ganelon before Marsile and Baligans, and their presents to Charlemagne. Image taken from f. 177 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 180v

Death of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 180v

Detail of a miniature of Baldwin and Turpin bringing news of the death of Roland to Charlemagne, and Charlemagne mourning over Roland. Image taken from f. 180v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Mansur of Cordova from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 185v

Mansur of Cordova from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 185v

Detail of a miniature of the Saracens plundering and profaning the church of St James (by defecating at the altar), at the beginning of chapter 10 of 'Charlemagne' book 5. Image taken from f. 185v of Chroniques... More

Eardwulf of Northumbria from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 145v

Eardwulf of Northumbria from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 145v

Miniature of Eardwulf of Northumbria visiting Charlemagne; Charlemagne sending envoys with him to Rome, in the second book of his life, with an illuminated initial 'A'(pres). Image taken from f. 145v of Chroniq... More

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 156v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 156v

Miniature of Charlemagne receiving envoys, and Turpin reading the letter in public. Image taken from f. 156v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 126

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 126

Miniature of Charlemagne taking the hostages of Tassilo of Bavaria. Image taken from f. 126 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 137

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 137

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne dividing his army into two; Charlemagne taking two castles. Image taken from f. 137 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 194

Death of Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 194

Miniature of Charlemagne on his deathbed; Theodulph and Louis the Pious receiving the news; Theodulph meeting Louis the Pious, at the beginning of chapter 7 of 'Louis the Pious' book 1. Image taken from f. 194 ... More

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 138v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 138v

Miniature of Charlemagne holding a parliament; Charlemagne burning a town; Constantine blinded. Image taken from f. 138v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 159

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 159

Miniature of Charlemagne receiving the relic of the crown of thorns. Image taken from f. 159 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 130v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 130v

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne holding a parliament; the Saxons submitting to Charlemagne; Charlemagne having the Saxons baptised. Image taken from f. 130v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

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

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 158v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 158v

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne taking council, at the beginning of chapter 7 of 'Charlemagne' book 3. Image taken from f. 158v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 151v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 151v

Miniature of Charlemagne's bridge over the Rhine being burnt, and Charlemagne giving orders to a bishop. Image taken from f. 151v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 133

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 133

Miniature of Charlemagne killing surrendered Saxons. Image taken from f. 133 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 133v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 133v

Miniature of Charlemagne defeating Saxons, with an illuminated initial 'Q'(uant). Image taken from f. 133v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 133v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 133v

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne defeating Saxons. Image taken from f. 133v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Saracens from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 155

Saracens from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 155

Miniature of Saracens sacking Jerusalem, the Patriarch of Jerusalem beofre Constantine, and Constantine sending envoys to Charlemagne. Image taken from f. 155 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 158v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 158v

Miniature of Charlemagne taking counsel, at the beginning of chapter 7 of 'Charlemagne' book 3. Image taken from f. 158v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 137

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 137

Miniature of Charlemagne dividing his army into two; Charlemagne taking two castles. Image taken from f. 137 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 134v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 134v

Miniature of Charlemagne at Mass, and defeating the Bretons. Image taken from f. 134v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 151

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 151

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne building Aix cathedral. Image taken from f. 151 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 189

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 189

Miniature of the meeting of two kings, and Charlemagne leaving Louis with the Queen. Image taken from f. 189 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 149v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 149v

Miniature of Charlemagne ordering a lectionary to be written; the angel showing John a river of crystal, and Charlemagne crowning his son, in the second book of his life. Image taken from f. 149v of Chroniques ... More

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 165

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 165

Miniature of Charlemagne's visions of the Milky Way and James. Image taken from f. 165 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 153v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 153v

Miniature of Charlemagne welcoming Clement Scotus and another, and giving the Abbey of Tours to Alcuin of York. Image taken from f. 153v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 170

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 170

Miniature of Charlemagne and his court in camp, with an illuminated initial 'P'. Image taken from f. 170 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 166

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 166

Miniature of Charlemagne opening the way to Spain. Image taken from f. 166 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Funeral of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 182v

Funeral of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 182v

Miniature of the funeral of Roland and the punishment of Ganelon, with a foliate initial 'L'(e), at the beginning of chapter 5 of 'Charlemagne' book 5. Image taken from f. 182v of Chroniques de France ou de St... More

Funeral of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 182v

Funeral of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 182v

Detail of a miniature of the funeral of Roland and the punishment of Ganelon, at the beginning of chapter 5 of 'Charlemagne' book 5. Image taken from f. 182v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 161v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 161v

Miniature of the return of Charlemagne from the east, bringing home the relics of the true cross and the crown of thorns. Image taken from f. 161v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 174v

Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 174v

Detail of a miniature of a battle with Charlemagne taking a standard, at the beginning of chapter 9 of 'Charlemagne' book 4. Image taken from f. 174v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

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