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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

Diagram from BL Harley 1117, f. 117v

Diagram from BL Harley 1117, f. 117v

Diagram. Image taken from f. 117v of Lives of Cuthbert in prose (ff. 2-42v) and verse (ff. 45-62v), with services for Cuthbert, Benedict and Guthlac with musical notation (ff. 43-44; 63-66). Written in Latin, w... more

Decorated initials from BL Harley 1117, f. 55

Decorated initials from BL Harley 1117, f. 55

Coloured and decorated initials. Image taken from f. 55 of Lives of Cuthbert in prose (ff. 2-42v) and verse (ff. 45-62v), with services for Cuthbert, Benedict and Guthlac with musical notation (ff. 43-44; 63-66... more

Coloured initials from BL Harley 1117, f. 43

Coloured initials from BL Harley 1117, f. 43

Coloured initials with the hymns for vespers on the day for the commemoration of the birth of Cuthbert. The words of the songs are written in black, while the terms identifying them (such as 'a' for 'antiphon',... more

Interlace initial from BL Harley 1117, ff. 3v-4

Interlace initial from BL Harley 1117, ff. 3v-4

Title page and interlace initial 'P'(rincipium) with animal heads and mask. Image taken from ff. 3v-4 of Lives of Cuthbert in prose (ff. 2-42v) and verse (ff. 45-62v), with services for Cuthbert, Benedict and G... more

Coloured initials from BL Harley 1117, ff. 24v-25

Coloured initials from BL Harley 1117, ff. 24v-25

Coloured initials. Image taken from ff. 24v-25 of Lives of Cuthbert in prose (ff. 2-42v) and verse (ff. 45-62v), with services for Cuthbert, Benedict and Guthlac with musical notation (ff. 43-44; 63-66). Writte... more

Musical notation from BL Harley 1717, f. 251v

Musical notation from BL Harley 1717, f. 251v

Musical notation, on four-line red staves, 13th century. Image taken from f. 251v of Chronique des ducs de Normandie (index Chronicle of Normandy; Chronique de Normandie). Written in French.

Initial P with the Martyrdom of Saint Peter Martyr

Initial P with the Martyrdom of Saint Peter Martyr

Saint Peter Martyr, a hero of the Dominican order who was murdered by heretics in 1253, was named a saint within two weeks! When the Dominicans established their liturgy three years later, the feast of Saint Pe... more

Animals from BL Eg 2977, f. 110

Animals from BL Eg 2977, f. 110

Decorated initial 'I'(sti) with an animal head, and a bird in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 110 of Antiphoner (index antiphonal, antiphonary), Winter season. Written in Latin.

Parrots from BL Eg 2977, f. 1v

Parrots from BL Eg 2977, f. 1v

Initial 'A' with two parrots and another bird. Image taken from f. 1v of Antiphoner (index antiphonal, antiphonary), Winter season. Written in Latin.

Birds from BL Eg 2977, f. 159v

Birds from BL Eg 2977, f. 159v

Decorated initial 'Q'(ui) with two birds. Image taken from f. 159v of Antiphoner (index antiphonal, antiphonary), Winter season. Written in Latin.

Bifolium with Initial L, from an Antiphonary
Bifolium from an Antiphonary

Bifolium from an Antiphonary

Made in Bologna?, Italy

Bifolium from an Antiphonary

Bifolium from an Antiphonary

Made in Bologna, Italy

Manuscript Leaf with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial V, from an  Antiphonary

Manuscript Leaf with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial V, fro...

The Assumption of the Virgin, celebrated on August 15, is an especially important holiday in Siena. Niccolò di ser Sozzo, one of the city's renowned illuminators of the fourteenth century, painted it numerous t... more

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Purification of the Virgin, Matins (2 February) Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

[recto] .. petebat ut sibi .. / R. Hic est sacer antistes ze/[verso]no .. / & fulserunt in mundum mi[racula] .. Office of St. Zeno (12 April) Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Conversion of St. Paul, Matins (25 January) Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

In an initial [E], St. James and St. Philip standing with scrolls, for their feastday (1 May). Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Epiphany, Matins (6 January) Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript Leaf, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Leaf, from an Antiphonary

Made in probably Mainz, Germany

Manuscript Leaf with Initial O, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with the Trinity in an Initial T, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Leaf with the Trinity in an Initial T, from an Antiphonary

Master of the Riccardiana Lactantius Made in Florentine, Italy

Manuscript Leaf with Initial R, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial H, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial D, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial F, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Saint Benedict Resuscitating a Boy in an Initial D, from an Antiphonary

Manuscript Leaf with Saint Benedict Resuscitating a Boy in an Initial ...

Master of the Riccardiana Lactantius Made in Florence, italy

Manuscript Leaf with Initial V, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial G, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial H, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial C, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial B, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial C, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial P, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial P, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial L, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial O, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial A, from an Antiphonary
Manuscript Leaf with Initial F, from an Antiphonary