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Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 66v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 66v

Illuminated initial 'D'(icto) in Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Image taken from f. 66v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 6

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 6

Illuminated initial 'A'(d) at the beginning of a calendarial treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 6 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

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 initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Detail of an illuminated initial 'T'(ractatus) at the beginning of Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 17 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 64

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 64

Detail of an illuminated initial 'G'(eometrie), at the beginning of Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Image taken from f. 64 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Unfinished illuminated initial 'N'(octiam) with a drawing of a seated man (possibly Bede) writing at the desk holding a quill and a knife. Image taken from f. 2v of Historia ecclesiastica (ff. 1-99), De muliere... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Illuminated initial 'T'(ractatus) at the beginning of Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Diagram of the heavenly spheres. Image taken from f. 17 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 6

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 6

Detail of an illuminated initial 'A'(d) at the beginning of a calendarial treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 6 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Wri... more

Luke from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 43

Luke from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 43

Incipit page with a miniature of an ox, the symbol of Luke, with God the Father above, and an illuminated initial 'Q'(uoniam), at the beginning of Luke. Image taken from f. 43 of Gospels, imperfect (the 'Royal ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 64v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 64v

Detail of illuminated initial 'D'(eus in nomine tuo saluum me fac) at Psalm 53. Image taken from f. 64v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Detail of an illuminated initial 'D'(ixit dominus domino meo), with foliate and knotwork motifs, at Psalm 109. Image taken from f. 144 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican v... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 71

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 71

Illuminated initial 'D'(eus reppulisti nos) at Psalm 59. Image taken from f. 71 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed by prayers... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Detail of illuminated initial 'A'(d dominum cum tribularer), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 119. Image taken from f. 164 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 63v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 63v

Detail of a illuminated initial 'D'(ix[it] insipiens in corde suo) at Psalm 52. Image taken from f. 63v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Detail of illuminated initial 'B'(enedictus), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 143. Image taken from f. 181 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 125

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 125

Detail of illuminated initial 'D'([omi]ne exaudi orationem meam), with beakhead, foliate, and knotwork motifs, at Psalm 101. Image taken from f. 125 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 144

Illuminated initial 'D'(ixit dominus domino meo), with foliate and knotwork motifs, at Psalm 109. Image taken from f. 144 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with ... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 151v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 151v

Detail of illuminated initial 'B' (eati inmaculati) at Psalm 118. Image taken from f. 151v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 181

Detail of illuminated initial 'B'(enedictus), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 143. Image taken from f. 181 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 164

Illuminated initial 'A'(d dominum cum tribularer), with foliate motifs, at Psalm 119. Image taken from f. 164 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff... more

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 203v

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 203v

Detail of an illuminated initial 'B'(enedicite). Image taken from f. 203v of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald'), in the Gallican version, with a litany (ff. 209-211) followed by prayers (ff. ... more

Beatus initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 4

Beatus initial from BL Harley 2904, f. 4

Illuminated initial 'B'(eatus vir qui non abiit) with a beast's head, and knotwork and foliate motifs, at the beginning of Psalm 1. Image taken from f. 4 of Psalter (the 'Ramsey Psalter' or 'Psalter of Oswald')... more

Illuminated headpiece and initial from BL Harley 5598, f. 142

Illuminated headpiece and initial from BL Harley 5598, f. 142

Headpiece with geometric and foliate decoration and inscribed with title in display capitals, and illuminated initial 'T'. Image taken from f. 142 of Gospel lectionary with Menologion and Gospels for special se... more

Illuminated headpiece and initial from BL Harley 5598, f. 56

Illuminated headpiece and initial from BL Harley 5598, f. 56

Headpiece with geometric and foliate decoration and inscribed with title in display capitals, and illuminated initial. Image taken from f. 56 of Gospel lectionary with Menologion and Gospels for special service... more

Jerome from BL Harley 2803, f. 1

Jerome from BL Harley 2803, f. 1

Miniature of Jerome writing at a desk with a small monk below, and the illuminated initial 'F'(rater) with foliate interlace and bands, at the beginning of Jerome's letter to Ambrose. Image taken from f. 1 of B... more

Illuminated initial from BL Eg 1139, f. 46v

Illuminated initial from BL Eg 1139, f. 46v

Illuminated initial 'D'(ominus) with a dragon. Image taken from f. 46v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Lancelot in the enchanted forest from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 237v

Lancelot in the enchanted forest from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 237v

Detail of a miniature of a castle and tents in the enchanted forest, with Lancelot making merry among the damsels and Lancelot seated in a chair between two women; with an illuminated initial 'O'(r) and a parti... more

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.

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.

Lancelot in the enchanted forest from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 237v

Lancelot in the enchanted forest from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 237v

Miniature of a castle and tents in the enchanted forest, with Lancelot making merry among the damsels and Lancelot seated in a chair between two women; with an illuminated initial 'O'(r) and a partial bar borde... 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.

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 initial from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 11v

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 11v

Detail of an illuminated initial 'D'(es). Image taken from f. 11v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 17v

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 17v

Detail of an illuminated initial 'P'(uerit). Image taken from f. 17v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 14

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 14

Illuminated initial 'D'(e) on a text page. Image taken from f. 14 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Headpiece from BL Burn 22, f. 1

Headpiece from BL Burn 22, f. 1

Illuminated headpiece decorated with a foliate pattern on a gold ground, (the right hand portion replaced with a similar pattern in red) and illuminated initial 'E'(n) at the beginning of the Gospel of John, wi... 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

Leudastes and Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 59

Leudastes and Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 59

Miniature of Leudastes submitting to Chilperic, and his death, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 59 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Council of Clichy from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 98v

Council of Clichy from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 98v

Miniature of the council of Clichy, and the death of Ermenharius, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 98v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Guntram from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 77

Guntram from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 77

Miniature of bishops carrying relics, and Guntram receiving envoys, with an illuminated initial. Image taken from f. 77 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Dagobert from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 93v

Dagobert from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 93v

Miniature of Dagobert cutting his tutor's beard, and then taking refuge at the tomb, with an illuminated initial 'O'(u). Image taken from f. 93v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 345

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 345

Miniature of Philip Augustus addressing the clergy, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 345 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Conrad from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 325

Conrad from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 325

Miniature of Conrad sailing away, and Louis VII taking leave, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 325 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Dagobert and Clothaire from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 95v

Dagobert and Clothaire from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 95v

Miniature of Ernulph reconciling Dagobert and Clothaire; Eusebius giving Adawald a potion; and the death of Rodoald, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 95v of Chroniques de France ou de St ... more

Enthronment of Innocent IV from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 401

Enthronment of Innocent IV from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 401

Miniature of the enthronment of Pope Innocent IV, with an illuminated initial 'I'(l). Image taken from f. 401 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Clovis and Nantilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 111

Clovis and Nantilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 111

Miniature of homage being done to Clovis, and Nantilda ordering her affairs, with an illuminated initial 'A'(pres). Image taken from f. 111 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

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

Fredegunda and Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 55v

Fredegunda and Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 55v

Miniature of Fredegunda reproving Chilperic, and burning his edicts, with an illuminated initial 'N'(antuis). Image taken from f. 55v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Thiebaud from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 394

Thiebaud from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 394

Miniature of Thiebaud, the Count of Champagne, marching against Louis IX, and being forgiven, with an illuminated initial 'A'(prez). Image taken from f. 394 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Andronicus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 363v

Death of Andronicus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 363v

Miniature of the death of Andronicus, with an illuminated initial 'E'. Image taken from f. 363v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Dagobert and Clothaire from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 97

Dagobert and Clothaire from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 97

Miniature of Dagobert being wounded in battle; Clothaire at the Weser removing his helmet; Clothaire carrying off Bertoald's head, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 97 of Chroniques de Fra... more

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 332v

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 332v

Miniature of Philip Augustus riding to St Denis, and Philip and Isabella of Hainaut at mass after their marriage, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 332v of Chroniques de France ou de St De... more

Battle from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 391v

Battle from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 391v

Miniature of a battle, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 391v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 284

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 284

Miniature of the coronation of Louis le Gros, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i nobles). Image taken from f. 284 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Clermont from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 272v

Clermont from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 272v

Miniature of a battle scene, the complaint of Hugh de Clermont, and the siege of Clermont, with an illuminated initial 'L'(ouys). Image taken from f. 272v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Rollo from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 340

Rollo from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 340

Miniature of Rollo's voyage, and Rollo attacking Rouen, with an illuminated initial 'A'(u temps). Image taken from f. 340 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Count of Auvergne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 369v

Count of Auvergne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 369v

Miniature of a battle with the Count of Auvergne, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 369v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Conrad from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 325

Conrad from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 325

Detail of a miniature of Conrad sailing away, and Louis VII taking leave, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 325 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 282

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 282

Miniature of the prowess of Louis le Gros, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 282 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Chilperic and Charles Martel from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 116

Chilperic and Charles Martel from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 116

Miniature of a battle between Chilperic and Charles Martel, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 116 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Leo III from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 140

Leo III from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 140

Miniature of Pope Leo III being mistreated; Leo III in sanctuary; Leo III being rescued by Winigisus, with an illuminated initial 'E'. Image taken from f. 140 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Jeune from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 318v

Louis le Jeune from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 318v

Miniature of Louis le Jeune reching the camp of the advance guard, with an illuminated initial 'A'. Image taken from f. 318v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Siege of a castle from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 400

Siege of a castle from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 400

Miniature of a siege of a castle by the Tartars from Louis IX's first crusade, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 400 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 295v

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 295v

Miniature of Louis le Gros parleying with Thiebaud, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 295v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Eberulph from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 69v

Eberulph from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 69v

Miniature of Elerulph in a sanctuary, beating a clerk, and being murdered, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 69v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 302v

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 302v

Miniature of Louis le Gros receiving news and sending a letter; Louis le Gros praying at St Denis, with an illuminated initial 'A'(nostre). Image taken from f. 302v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Writt... more

Battle of Dormelles from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 80v

Battle of Dormelles from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 80v

Miniature of the apparition of an angel at the battle of Dormelles, with an illuminated initial 'O'(u). Image taken from f. 80v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Gundoald from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 75

Gundoald from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 75

Miniature of Gundoald being betrayed, with an illuminated initial 'G'. Image taken from f. 75 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Ferdinand from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 384

Ferdinand from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 384

Miniature of a battle scene, with Ferdinand being carried off as a prisoner, with an illuminated initial 'A'(insi). Image taken from f. 384 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 298

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 298

Miniature of Louis le Gros with his army, a battle scene, and the taking of a castle, with and illuminated initial 'A'(insi). Image taken from f. 298 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Abbey of Vezelay from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 328v

Abbey of Vezelay from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 328v

Miniature of the Abbey of Vezelay being attacked by three archers with crossbows; a complaint being made to Louis le Jeune, with an illuminated initial 'A'(ussi). Image taken from f. 328v of Chroniques de Franc... more

Clothaire from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 91v

Clothaire from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 91v

Miniature of Clothaire defeating the Saxons in battle, and being given presents by the Lombards, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 91v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Gondoald and Mummolus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 71

Gondoald and Mummolus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 71

Miniature of Gondoald and Mummolus ill-using Manulphus, with an illuminated initial 'C'. Image taken from f. 71 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Saxon raids from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 129

Saxon raids from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 129

Miniature of Saxon raids, and Fritzlar chapel being miraculously saved from the fire, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 129 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 40v

Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 40v

Miniature of Chilperic being expelled from Rome, amongst the intrigues of Clothaire's sons, with an illuminated initial 'A'(pres). Image taken from f. 40v 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.

Murder of Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 65

Murder of Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 65

Miniature of the murder of Chilperic, with an illuminated initial 'M'(oult). Image taken from f. 65 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Guy de Roche-Guyon from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 288

Guy de Roche-Guyon from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 288

Miniature of the murder of Guy de Roche-Guyon, with an illuminated initial 'S'(us). Image taken from f. 288 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Envoys from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 104

Envoys from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 104

Miniature of envoys complaining to the king of Sclavonia abou the murder of merchants, with an illuminated initial 'O'(u). Image taken from f. 104 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Gunbram and Sigebert from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 54

Gunbram and Sigebert from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 54

Miniature of the peace of Gunbram and Sigebert, with an illuminated initial 'C'. Image taken from f. 54 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Pope from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 403

Pope from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 403

Miniature of the Pope sending Odo to Paris, and nobles taking up the cross, illustrating Louis IX's first crusade (the Seventh Crusade, in 1248), with an illuminated initial 'A'(prez). Image taken from f. 403 o... more

Bathilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 113v

Bathilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 113v

Miniature of Bathilda founding Corbie and Chelles, with an illuminated initial 'O'(u). Image taken from f. 113v 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.

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 331

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 331

Detail of a miniature of the coronation of Philip Augustus, with an illuminated initial 'D'(roit). Image taken from f. 331 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 303v

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 303v

Miniature of Louis le Gros giving orders to his army, with an illuminated initial 'E'(mprez). Image taken from f. 303v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Guy de Ponthieu from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 317

Guy de Ponthieu from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 317

Miniature of the funeral of Guy de Ponthieu, with an illuminated initial 'P'(uis). Image taken from f. 317 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 181

Illuminated initial from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 181

Illuminated initial 'D'. Image taken from f. 181 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 289v

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 289v

Miniature of Louis le Gros entering Meun, with an illuminated initial 'S'(ouvent). Image taken from f. 289v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Pepin from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 122v

Pepin from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 122v

Miniature of Pepin holding a parliament, and his army, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 122v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Ansoald from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 110

Ansoald from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 110

Miniature of Ansoald's voyage, Ansoald meeting the hermit, and the hermit's vision, with an illuminated initial 'C'(i). Image taken from f. 110 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Peter of Capua from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 361

Peter of Capua from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 361

Miniature of Peter of Capua mediating between Philip Augustus and Richard I of England, with an illuminated initial 'P'(helippes). Image taken from f. 361 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Dagobert's vision from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 94v

Dagobert's vision from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 94v

Miniature of Dagobert's vision of three saints, and reconciliation with Clothaire, with an illuminated initial 'T'. Image taken from f. 94v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 300v

Louis le Gros from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 300v

Miniature of Louis le Gros riding to mee the Pope, and the funeral of Gelasius, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 300v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Divorce of Louis VII from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 325v

Divorce of Louis VII from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 325v

Detail of a miniature of the divorce of Louis VII, with an illuminated initial 'A'(pres). Image taken from f. 325v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Hoards of Justin from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 50

Hoards of Justin from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 50

Miniature of the hoards of Justin, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 50 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Dagobert from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 105

Dagobert from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 105

Miniature of the gift of Dagobert to St Denis, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 105 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 330v

Philip Augustus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 330v

Miniature of Philip Augustus holding a council; a boar hunt, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 330v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Henry I from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 286

Henry I from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 286

Miniature of Henry I of England receiving French envoys near Gisors, with an illuminated initial 'E'(n). Image taken from f. 286 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Philip I from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 282v

Philip I from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 282v

Miniature of the funeral of Philip I, with an illuminated initial 'A'(ntresi). Image taken from f. 282v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Pope from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 132

Pope from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 132

Miniature of the Pope saying Mass before Charlemagne and Hildegarde; he crowns their sons, with an illuminated initial 'P'(our). Image taken from f. 132 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.