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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

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 157v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 157v

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 157v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Purchase note. from BL Add 14761, f. 161v

Purchase note. from BL Add 14761, f. 161v

Purchase note. Image taken from f. 161v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 145

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 145

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 145 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Back binding from BL Or 1404

Back binding from BL Or 1404

Fifteenth-century Italian white parchment binding, coloured and gold-tooled framing bands. Image taken from back binding of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems for Passover (the 'Brother Haggadah'). W... More

Dog and stork from BL Add 26896, f. 341

Dog and stork from BL Add 26896, f. 341

Detail: a stork is standing on the back of a dog, at a poem for ~Shavuot~ (Festival of Weeks) (for the poem, see Davidson vol. 1, no. 7694). Image taken from f. 341 of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) for the Sp... More

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

Verses for calculating Easter from BL Add 23211, f. 1v

Verses for calculating Easter from BL Add 23211, f. 1v

Text page of verses in Latin for calculating Easter Image taken from f. 1v of Fragments containing West Saxon and East Saxon royal genealogies (f. 1), Latin verses for calculating Easter (f. 1v) and a martyrolo... 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 14761, f. 158

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 158

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 158 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Ownership inscription from BL Add 14761, f. 151v

Ownership inscription from BL Add 14761, f. 151v

Ownership inscription of Mordechai Ottolenghi and Raphael Hayyim Ottolenghi. Image taken from f. 151v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite.... More

'Whan I would fayne begynne'; 'A lady bright' from BL Add 60577, f. 115v

'Whan I would fayne begynne'; 'A lady bright' from BL Add 60577, f. 11...

Text page containing two Middle English poems, one beginning 'Whan I wold fayne begynne to pleyne' and the second beginning 'A lady bry[g]t fayre & gay'. Image taken from f. 115v of Miscellany, including Omnipo... 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

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 154

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 154

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 154 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 153

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 153

Text page with Sephardi punctuated square script. Image taken from f. 153 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Penwork decoration from BL Or 1404, f. 28v

Penwork decoration from BL Or 1404, f. 28v

Keywords of a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for Passover included into two vertical bands with penwork decoration. Image taken from f. 28v of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems for Passover (the 'Brothe... More

Embellished bands from BL Or 1404, f. 16

Embellished bands from BL Or 1404, f. 16

The text of the Passover thanksgiving hymn ~Dayyenu~ (It would have been enough) flanked by two vertical bands. The bands include keywwords of the hymn, ~ilu~ (if) ~we-lo~ (without). Image taken from f. 16 of H... More

Text on the six holy thoughts; Middle English verse from BL Add 60577, f. 91v

Text on the six holy thoughts; Middle English verse from BL Add 60577,...

Text page containing the end of a Middle English prose text on the six holy thoughts and some short Middle English verse, beginning 'Ye that stonde in welthe', 'knele a down man for schame', and 'Man withoute m... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 147

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 147

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 147 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 160

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 160

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script and with a censor's inscription. Image taken from f. 160 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic r... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 145v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 145v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 145v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Alphabetical proverbs from BL Add 60577, f. 59

Alphabetical proverbs from BL Add 60577, f. 59

Text page containing a series of Middle Engish verse proverbs, arranged alphabetically, copied by Thomas Dackomb. Image taken from f. 59 of Miscellany, including a poem on the wickedness of the world, series of... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 157

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 157

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 157 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 148v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 148v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 148v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 159v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 159v

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 159v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

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

Leo and Virgo from BL Add 26896, f. 154v

Leo and Virgo from BL Add 26896, f. 154v

Zodiac signs of Leo (~Arie~) and Virgo (~Betulah~) in medallions, accompanying a liturgical poem (~piyyut~) for the Prayer for dew during Passover. Image taken from f. 154v of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) fo... More

Taurus and Gemini from BL Add 26896, f. 153v

Taurus and Gemini from BL Add 26896, f. 153v

Zodiac signs of Taurus (~Shor~) and of Gemini (~teomim~) in medallions, accompanying a liturgical poem (~piyyut~) for the Prayer for dew during Passover. Image taken from f. 153v of Festival prayer book (~mahzo... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 72v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 72v

Text page in Sephardi square script, with the text from Psalm 115. Image taken from f. 72v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Upper binding from BL Or 1404, Upper binding

Upper binding from BL Or 1404, Upper binding

Fifteenth-century Italian white parchment binding, coloured and gold-tooled framing bands. Image taken from Upper binding of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems for Passover (the 'Brother Haggadah'). ... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 159

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 159

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 159 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 153v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 153v

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 153v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 156v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 156v

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 156v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

The 'Short Charter of Christ'; 'Behold man what thou art' from BL Add 60577, f. 115

The 'Short Charter of Christ'; 'Behold man what thou art' from BL Add ...

Text page containing the end of the 'Short Charter of Christ' and a Middle English poem beginning 'Behold man what thou art'. Image taken from f. 115 of Miscellany, including Omnipotentem semper adorant, Lord w... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 155

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 155

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 155 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 148

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 148

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 148 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 146

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 146

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 146 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Leo and Virgo from BL Add 26896, f. 154v

Leo and Virgo from BL Add 26896, f. 154v

Detail: zodiac signs of Leo (~Arie~) and Virgo (~Betulah~) in medallions, accompanying a liturgical poem (~piyyut~) for the Prayer for dew during Passover. Image taken from f. 154v of Festival prayer book (~mah... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 158v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 158v

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 158v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 152v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 152v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated square script. Image taken from f. 152v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 155, 156v

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 155, 156v

Text pages with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from ff. 155, 156v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 61v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 61v

Text page, at the passage starting with 'This matzah which we eat'. Image taken from f. 61v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

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

Blank folios from BL Add 14761, ff. 160v-161

Blank folios from BL Add 14761, ff. 160v-161

Blank folios. Image taken from ff. 160v-161 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

'In ever same maden'; 'Complayne we maye' from BL Add 60577, f. 57v

'In ever same maden'; 'Complayne we maye' from BL Add 60577, f. 57v

Text page containing an added fragment of Middle English verse beginning 'In ever same maden' and an added poem on the wickedness of the world beginning 'Complayne we maye miche ys amise'. Image taken from f. 5... More

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 139v-140

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 139v-140

Text pages with punctuated Sephardi semi-cursive script. Image taken from ff. 139v-140 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 155v-156

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 155v-156

A double opening with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from ff. 155v-156 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Sagittarius and Pisces from BL Add 26896, f. 155v

Sagittarius and Pisces from BL Add 26896, f. 155v

Zodiac sign of Sagittarius (~Qeshet~) and Pisces (~Dagim~) in medallions, accompanying a liturgical poem (~piyyut~) for the Prayer for dew during Passover. Image taken from f. 155v of Festival prayer book (~mah... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 147v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 147v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 147v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 144

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 144

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 144 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 150

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 150

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 150 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

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

Aries from BL Add 26896, f. 153

Aries from BL Add 26896, f. 153

Zodiac sign of Aries (~Taleh~) in a medallion, accompanying a liturgical poem (~piyyut~) for the Prayer for dew during Passover. Image taken from f. 153 of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) for the Special Shabba... More

Dayyenu from BL Add 27210, f. 42

Dayyenu from BL Add 27210, f. 42

Decorated words at the beginning and at the end of the lines, at the poem ~Dayyenu~ (we should have been content). Image taken from f. 42 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

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

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 151

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 151

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 151 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 150v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 150v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 150v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Five Middle English poems from BL Add 60577, f. 116v

Five Middle English poems from BL Add 60577, f. 116v

Text page containing five Middle English poems, beginning 'Why dare I not compleyn', 'O rote of trouthe', 'Fortune unfrendly þu art', 'Soo put in fere', and 'That was my woo'. Image taken from f. 116v of Miscel... More

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 152

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 152

Text page with Sephardi punctuated square script. Image taken from f. 152 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 154v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 154v

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 154v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 144v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 144v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 144v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 65

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 65

Text page in Sephardi square script, at a passage from ~Lefikakh~ ('Therefore we are bound to thank'). Image taken from f. 65 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Hag... More

Penwork initial from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 147

Penwork initial from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 147

Penwork initial 'E'(t) with foliate decoration. Image taken from f. 147 of Theological miscellany, including Meditations, prayers and letters; Poem on the ceremonial of the Mass; Sermons; theological works; ca... More

Calendar from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 10v

Calendar from BL Royal 8 D VIII, f. 10v

Calendar with saints and table to calculate the date of Easter. Image taken from f. 10v of Theological miscellany, including Meditations, prayers and letters; Poem on the ceremonial of the Mass; Sermons; theol... More

Jean de Meun writing in his study from BL YT 21, f. 69v

Jean de Meun writing in his study from BL YT 21, f. 69v

Detail of a miniature of Jean de Meun writing the opening words of his poem (which begins on f. 28), in the Roman de la Rose. Image taken from f. 69v of Roman de la Rose. Written in French.

Melibee and Prudence from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 52

Melibee and Prudence from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 52

Detail of a miniature of Melibee and Prudence. Image taken from f. 52 of Moral treatises, poems, prayers and hymns, including the Moralised Game of Chess (ff. 1-51), the tale of Melibeus (ff. 52-65v), a French ... More

Two men riding from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 18v

Two men riding from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 18v

Detail of a miniature of two men riding. Image taken from f. 18v of Moral treatises, poems, prayers and hymns, including the Moralised Game of Chess (ff. 1-51), the tale of Melibeus (ff. 52-65v), a French trans... More

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 1782, f. 2

Coloured drawing from BL Harley 1782, f. 2

Coloured drawing of God standing before ?Adam. Image taken from f. 2 of Passion poem. Written in Cornish.

Physician from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 34

Physician from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 34

Detail of a miniature of a physician with a book and a box. Image taken from f. 34 of Moral treatises, poems, prayers and hymns, including the Moralised Game of Chess (ff. 1-51), the tale of Melibeus (ff. 52-65... More

Roundels of popes and rulers from BL Harley 3461, f. 75v-76

Roundels of popes and rulers from BL Harley 3461, f. 75v-76

Roundels of popes and rulers. Image taken from f. 75v-76 of A 'history of events', imperfect (ff. 1-92v); ruled folios with added sketches (ff. 93-100v); and a poem on astronomy, astrology, and geography (ff. 1... More

Man and woman from BL Eg 3132A, f. 2v

Man and woman from BL Eg 3132A, f. 2v

Miniature of a standing man and woman in a garden. Image taken from f. 2v of The romance poem 'Roberte the Devyll'. Written in English.

Rose with hound and dragon from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 137

Rose with hound and dragon from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 137

Detail of the red rose of Lancaster, with a hound and dragon, in the lower margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 137 of Poems; Art d'amour; Les demandes d'amour; Le livre dit grace entiere sur le fait du gou... More

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

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

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

Chessboard from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 44

Chessboard from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 44

Detail of a miniature of a chessboard. Image taken from f. 44 of Moral treatises, poems, prayers and hymns, including the Moralised Game of Chess (ff. 1-51), the tale of Melibeus (ff. 52-65v), a French translat... More

'Champ' initials from BL Harley 2255, f. 110

'Champ' initials from BL Harley 2255, f. 110

Champ' initials with foliate feathering and paraph with pen-flourishing in the Fifteen Oes of St Bridget. Image taken from f. 110 of Collection of 45 minor poems including 'The Legend of Saint Austin at Compton... More

Upper cover from BL Royal 20 A IV, Upper cover

Upper cover from BL Royal 20 A IV, Upper cover

Upper cover of crimson velvet with the royal arms (between H. H.) and roses embroidered in coloured silks, gold-thread and seed-pearls. Image taken from Upper cover of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'T... More

Gold text from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 3v

Gold text from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 3v

Block of text in gold on a red ground, with a full strew border, including flowers, vines, a dragonfly, an owl, and a grasshopper. Image taken from f. 3v of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample de... More

Seder eve from BL Or 1404, f. 7v

Seder eve from BL Or 1404, f. 7v

Full-page miniature, upper register: the slaughter and the preparation of the Passover lamb, smearing the posts of the doorway with blood (Ex. 12:22), lower register: two couples by spread Seder tables raising ... More

Royal arms from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 1v

Royal arms from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 1v

Detail of a miniature of the royal arms. Image taken from f. 1v of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Terre Saincte, et choses memorables faictes en plusieurs lieux et vi... More

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

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

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

Bethoron, Bethsamis, and Bala from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 24v-25

Bethoron, Bethsamis, and Bala from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 24v-25

Illuminated initials at the beginning of entries for Bethoron, Bethsamis, and Bala. Image taken from ff. 24v-25 of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Terre Saincte, et ch... More

Upper cover from BL Royal 20 A IV, Upper cover

Upper cover from BL Royal 20 A IV, Upper cover

Upper cover of crimson velvet with the royal arms (between H. H.) and roses embroidered in coloured silks, gold-thread and seed-pearls. Image taken from Upper cover of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'T... More

Geoffrey Chaucer from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 93v

Geoffrey Chaucer from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 93v

Marginal miniature of Geoffrey Chaucer pointing the text, with a caption reading 'Chauceris ymago'. Image taken from f. 93v of The Regement of Princes, with other poems. Written in English.

Coloured initials from BL Eg 1995, f. 10

Coloured initials from BL Eg 1995, f. 10

Coloured initials. Image taken from f. 10 of Miscellany of prose and verse, including Gregory's Chronicle, a dietary (ff. 66-77); John Page's poem The Siege of Rouen; a chronicle of London breaking off in 1470;... More

The bitter herb from BL Or 1404, f. 18

The bitter herb from BL Or 1404, f. 18

Detail of a miniature representing the bitter herb (~maror~): a couple is seated at a spread Seder table with the husband pointing to his wife. This motif refers to a pun meaning that for the husband his wife i... More

The fourth and the fifth plagues from BL Or 1404, f. 4v

The fourth and the fifth plagues from BL Or 1404, f. 4v

Full-page miniature, upper register: the plague of wild beasts (~arov~), lower register: the plague of pestilence. The meaning of the Hebrew word, ~arov~, by which the fourth plague is described (E. 8:21) is n... More

Gold text from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 4

Gold text from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 4

Beginning of the main text, in gold and dark ink, with illuminated initials. Image taken from f. 4 of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Terre Saincte, et choses memorabl... More

Grasshopper from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 3v

Grasshopper from BL Royal 20 A IV, f. 3v

Detail of a grasshopper, from the full strew border at the lower margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 3v of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Terre Saincte, et chose... More

Innkeeper from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 37

Innkeeper from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 37

Detail of a miniature of an innkeeper with a pot of wine, welcoming guests. Image taken from f. 37 of Moral treatises, poems, prayers and hymns, including the Moralised Game of Chess (ff. 1-51), the tale of Mel... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 29

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 29

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

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 24

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 24

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

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 33

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 33

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