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Kneeling figures from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 310

Kneeling figures from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 310

Miniature of six kneeling figures, three men and three women, with Christ in a cloud, His right hand raised in benediction,and a sphere in his left, with a bas-de-page scene of Margaret, who whips two devils, w... more

Grotesque dragons from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 138v

Grotesque dragons from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 138v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two grotesque dragons, with heads in their tails, twisted together (similar to the amphivena of bestiaries). Image taken from f. 138v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Writ... more

Men and women from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 200v

Men and women from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 200v

Bas-de-page scene of two men and two women seated on a bench, with one of the women holding a lapdog. Image taken from f. 200v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Esau and Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 12v

Esau and Jacob from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 12v

Detail of a miniature of the birth of Esau and Jacob, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 12v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bear from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 131

Bear from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 131

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bear on a chain springing at a woman, while a man is whipping him. Image taken from f. 131 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Monk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 221v

Monk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 221v

Bas-de-page scene of a monk kneeling before the Virgin Mary. Image taken from f. 221v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Sirens from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 97

Sirens from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 97

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two sirens (one winged) attacking the sleeping crew of a ship. Image taken from f. 97 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Grotesque and knight from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 133v

Grotesque and knight from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 133v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a grotesque hybrid jousting a knight, whose horse has collapsed beneath him. Image taken from f. 133v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Joshua returning from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Joshua returning from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 27

Detail of a lower register miniature of Joshua and his scouts returning from the promised land with fruits. Image taken from f. 27 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Magi before Herod from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 131

Magi before Herod from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 131

Detail of a miniature of the three Magi before Herod. Image taken from f. 131 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Lion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 86

Lion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 86

Bas-de-page scene of a lion seated between two trees (sleeping, according to legend, with its eyes open). Image taken from f. 86 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Joseph interpreting dreams from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Joseph interpreting dreams from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 16v

Detail of a lower register miniature of Joseph interpreting dreams for the king of Egypt. Image taken from f. 16v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Virgin Mary from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286

Virgin Mary from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286

Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(ominus) of the Virgin Mary standing with outstretched arms towards a cloud with the crucified Christ Image taken from f. 286 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written i... more

Thomas from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 287v

Thomas from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 287v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Thomas arguing before the king. Image taken from f. 287v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Mermaids from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 191

Mermaids from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 191

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two mermaids, one with a harp, the other with a trumpet and mirror. Image taken from f. 191 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Moses and the king of Egypt from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 24v

Detail of a lower register miniature of Moses and the king of Egypt's troops facing each other across the Red Sea. Image taken from f. 24v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French im... more

Samson's parents from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 42v

Samson's parents from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 42v

Miniature of the annunciation to the father and mother of Samson, in the upper register; and a miniature of Samson's father making an offering to God, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 42v of Psalter (... more

Cosmas and Damian from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 268v

Cosmas and Damian from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 268v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Cosmas and Damian before a judge. Image taken from f. 268v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Group of figures from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 299v

Group of figures from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 299v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two women speaking to three men. Image taken from f. 299v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Saturninus and Sisinnius from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 284v

Saturninus and Sisinnius from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 284v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Saturninus and Sisinnius before a judge. Image taken from f. 284v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Zebah and Zalumna from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 36v

Zebah and Zalumna from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 36v

Miniature of kings Zebah and Zalumna taken to execution, in the upper register; and of Jerubbaal asking a youth about the rich people of Succoth, and of the destruction of Penuel, in the lower register. Image t... more

Serra from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 88v

Serra from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 88v

Bas-de-page scene of the serra, a winged sea monster (with the body of a four-legged animal), with a decorated initial 'D'(omine). Image taken from f. 88v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin... more

Four men from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 196v

Four men from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 196v

Bas-de-page scene of three men dancing and one man singing. Image taken from f. 196v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Nicasius from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 272

Nicasius from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 272

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Nicasius and two others being beheaded by a man with a raised sword. Image taken from f. 272 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Washing of Christ's feet from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 300

Washing of Christ's feet from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 300

Bas-de-page scene of Mary Magdalene washing the feet of Christ with her hair. Image taken from f. 300 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Andrew from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 285v

Andrew from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 285v

Bas-de-page scene of Andrew before the king. Image taken from f. 285v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 159

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 159

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two knights with lances tilting at each other, each standing in a boat being rowed by two men. Image taken from f. 159 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, w... more

Knight and Saracen from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 150

Knight and Saracen from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 150

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of an armoured knight fighting with a Saracen on horseback. Image taken from f. 150 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Nicholas's neighbour from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 315v

Nicholas's neighbour from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 315v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a poor neighbour of Nicholas and his three daughters. Image taken from f. 315v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Cain and Abel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 5

Cain and Abel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 5

Detail of a miniature of Cain killing Abel, in the upper register. Image taken from f. 5 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Adonijah's feast from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 63v

Adonijah's feast from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 63v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Adonijah's feast. Image taken from f. 63v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Whale from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 111

Whale from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 111

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the crew of ship lighting a fire on the back of a whale. Image taken from f. 111 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Widowed mother from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 229v

Widowed mother from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 229v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a widow, whose only child was being held captive, and finding prayers before an image of the Virgin of no avail, snatched the Christ-child from the Virgin Mary's arms to hold as... more

Bon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 226v

Bon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 226v

Bas-de-page sceneshowing the devotion of Bon, the bishop of Clermont. Image taken from f. 226v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Absalom from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 60

Absalom from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 60

Detail of a lower register miniature of Absalom defeated in battle. Image taken from f. 60 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Panther from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 108v

Panther from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 108v

Bas-de-page scene of a panther, curled up to sleep for three days after eating a meal. Image taken from f. 108v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Ants from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 95v

Ants from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 95v

Bas-de-page scene of a hill between two trees, covered in small animals (ants). Image taken from f. 95v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Monk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 221

Monk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 221

Bas-de-page scene of the Virgin curing a monk of mouth cancer, assisted by an angel. Image taken from f. 221 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Owl from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 128v

Owl from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 128v

Bas-de-page scene of an owl in a tree, being attacked by two other birds. Image taken from f. 128v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Laurence from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 261

Laurence from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 261

Bas-de-page scene of the martyrdom of Laurence, being burned alive on a gridiron, with a decorated initial 'B'(eati). Image taken from f. 261 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French... more

Jonathan killing Philistines from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 51

Jonathan killing Philistines from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 51

Detail of an upper register miniature of Jonathan killing Philistines and eating honey Image taken from f. 51 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

February from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 72v

February from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 72v

Detail of a miniature of attendants helping a seated man to dress before a roaring fire, from a calendar page for February. Image taken from f. 72v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with ... more

Blank folio f.233, miniature on verso. from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 233

Blank folio f.233, miniature on verso. from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 233

Blank folio f.233, miniature on verso. Image taken from f. 233 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Hannah, Samuel and Eli from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 283

Hannah, Samuel and Eli from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 283

Historiated initial 'E'(xultavit) of Hannah bringing Samuel to Eli, with a bas-de-page scene of Catherine standing before her broken wheel, with two angels with swords above and two fallen men assisted by two ... more

Knucklebones game from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 167v

Knucklebones game from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 167v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two men, one nude and one clothed, playing at knucklebones. Image taken from f. 167v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Paul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 305

Paul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 305

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Paul, with nimbus, preaching before seven figures. Image taken from f. 305 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Turtle-doves from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 114v

Turtle-doves from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 114v

Bas-de-page scene of two turtle-doves standing together. Image taken from f. 114v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Theodore from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 275v

Theodore from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 275v

Bas-de-page scene of Theodore before a judge, assisted by a man. Image taken from f. 275v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Libra from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 80

Libra from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 80

Detail of a miniature of a man holding scales, flanked by two other men (for the zodiac sign Libra), from a calendar page for September. Image taken from f. 80 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in ... more

Death of Samuel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 53

Death of Samuel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 53

Detail of an upper register miniature of the death of Samuel. Image taken from f. 53 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Thomas of Canterbury from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 236v

Thomas of Canterbury from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 236v

Bas-de-page scene of Thomas of Canterbury sitting at a table receiving the news of the arrival of four knights, with a zoomorphic initial 'I'(n) containing a dragon. Image taken from f. 236v of Psalter ('The Qu... more

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 155v

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 155v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of women catching rabbits with a net and ferret. Image taken from f. 155v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Margaret and devils from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 310

Margaret and devils from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 310

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Margaret, who whips two devils, whilst holding a cross in her left hand. Image taken from f. 310 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Lucy from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286v

Lucy from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 286v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Lucy before the king. Image taken from f. 286v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Kenelm hunting from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 254v

Kenelm hunting from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 254v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Kenelm hunting, with two figures on horseback, one on foot and two dogs. Image taken from f. 254v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Denis from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 271

Denis from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 271

Bas-de-page scene of Denis being beheaded by a man with a raised sword, then carrying his severed head in his hands, with a decorated initial 'D'(omine). Image taken from f. 271 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psal... more

Eulalia from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 226

Eulalia from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 226

Bas-de-page scene of Eulalia, a nun of Shaftesbury, being visited by the Virgin at night and commanded to say her Ave Maria more slowly, with a decorated initial 'C'(onfitemini). Image taken from f. 226 of Psal... more

Joseph as overseer from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17v

Joseph as overseer from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 17v

Detail of an upper register miniature of the king of Egypt making Joseph an overseer. Image taken from f. 17v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Christ in the Temple from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 151

Christ in the Temple from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 151

Miniature of Christ in the Temple speaking to the doctors, with the Virgin and Joseph behind, and six niches with prophets, accompanying the text of Psalm 52, with a bas-de-page scene of a mounted man and two m... more

Decorated initials from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313v

Decorated initials from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313v

Detail of two decorated initials: 'D'(eus) and 'I'(neffabilem). Image taken from f. 313v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Clerk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 224

Clerk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 224

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a devoted clerk of Pisa, having left his bride to become a monk after the appearance of the Virgin at his wedding, who scolded him for deserting her. Image taken from f. 224 of ... more

Mother of Thomas of Canterbury from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 288v

Mother of Thomas of Canterbury from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 288v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the mother of Thomas, the Saracen Emir's daughter, being recognized by Gilbert Becket's servant. Image taken from f. 288v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin... more

Abraham from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 9v

Abraham from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 9v

Detail of a miniature of God speaking to Abraham, in the upper register. Image taken from f. 9v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Agnes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 238v

Agnes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 238v

Bas-de-page scene of an assisted Agnes before a judge, with a decorated initial 'D'(ilexi). Image taken from f. 238v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Stephen from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 234

Stephen from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 234

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the martyrdom of Stephen. Image taken from f. 234 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Abimelech killing Gaa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 39

Abimelech killing Gaa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 39

Detail of an upper register miniature of Abimelech killing Gaal in battle. Image taken from f. 39 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 183v

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 183v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two knights jousting with lances. Image taken from f. 183v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Jacob and Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 20

Jacob and Joseph from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 20

Miniature of Joseph presenting his two sons to Jacob, in the upper register; and of Joseph and his parents on horseback, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 20 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Writ... more

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 160

Hunting scene from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 160

Bas-de-page scene of two men, one with a club, pursuing a dog (or fox) carrying off a fowl. Image taken from f. 160 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Thomas blessing from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 294

Thomas blessing from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 294

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Thomas welcoming and blessing his family Image taken from f. 294 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Abraham from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 8v

Abraham from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 8v

Detail of a miniature of God giving Abraham three cities, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 8v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 185v

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 185v

Bas-de-page scene of two knights fighting or jousting. Image taken from f. 185v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Cecilia from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 278

Cecilia from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 278

Bas-de-page scene of Cecilia being beheaded by a man with a raised sword. Image taken from f. 278 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Hoopoe or upapa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 94v

Hoopoe or upapa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 94v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bird (a hoopoe or upapa) seated in a nest, with three birds perched around it; according to legend, its young will feed it and groom its feathers until new feathers are grown.... more

Phineas praying from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 30

Phineas praying from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 30

Detail of an upper register miniature of Phineas praying to God for his leader, Judah. Image taken from f. 30 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Nun from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 219

Nun from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 219

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a kneeling nun confessing to an abbess. Image taken from f. 219 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Samson killing 30 men from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 44v

Samson killing 30 men from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 44v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Samson killing 30 men. Image taken from f. 44v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Passion of Christ from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 249

Passion of Christ from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 249

Four-part miniature with scenes from the Passion of Christ, with an historiated initial 'D'(eficit) of the scourging of Christ, and a bas-de-page scene of James the Less being thrown down from the roof of the T... more

Birth of Samson from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 43

Birth of Samson from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 43

Detail of an upper register miniature of the birth of Samson. Image taken from f. 43 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Cain from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 5v

Cain from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 5v

Detail of a miniature of God speaking to Cain, in the upper register. Image taken from f. 5v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Martyrdom of Agnes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 239

Martyrdom of Agnes from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 239

Bas-de-page scene of the martyrdom of Agnes, beheaded by a man holding up a sword, with a decorated initial 'C'(redidi). Image taken from f. 239 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with Fre... more

God and Lucifer from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 1v

God and Lucifer from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 1v

Miniature of God holding a compass with angels and cherubins, and Lucifer with fallen angels and devils. Image taken from f. 1v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Saints and martyrs from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 307

Saints and martyrs from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 307

Detail of a miniature of twelve saints (martyrs), eight on the upper register and four on the lower register, including a pope, a king, bishops, and St. Denis (carrying his severed head). Image taken from f. 30... more

Burning oven from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 208

Burning oven from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 208

Bas-de-page scene of the Virgin preventing a father from throwing his child into a burning oven, with an inhabited initial 'V'(enite). Image taken from f. 208 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in L... more

Saul and David from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 51v

Saul and David from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 51v

Miniature of Saul with David playing the harp, in the upper register; miniature of David and Goliath, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 51v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with... more

Jerubbaal and servant from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 34v

Jerubbaal and servant from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 34v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Jerubbaal and his servant Phurah in the Midianite camp. Image taken from f. 34v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Michal saving David from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 52

Michal saving David from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 52

Detail of an upper register miniature of Michal saving David from Saul. Image taken from f. 52 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Men wrestling from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 168

Men wrestling from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 168

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two nude men wrestling. Image taken from f. 168 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Hoopoe or upapa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 94v

Hoopoe or upapa from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 94v

Bas-de-page scene of a bird (a hoopoe or upapa) seated in a nest, with three birds perched around it; according to legend, its young will feed it and groom its feathers until new feathers are grown. Image taken... more

Ibex from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 105

Ibex from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 105

Bas-de-page scene of three ibexes (or wild goats) browsing on a mountainside. Image taken from f. 105 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Abraham from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 11

Abraham from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 11

Detail of a miniature of Abraham with his flock, speaking to an angel, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Sagittarius from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 82

Sagittarius from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 82

Detail of a miniature of two centaurs with bows, aiming their arrows at nearby birds (for the zodiac sign Sagittarius), from a calendar page for November. Image taken from f. 82 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psal... more

Crows from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 129

Crows from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 129

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of crows in flight. Image taken from f. 129 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Men from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 204

Men from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 204

Bas-de-page scene of four men standing in a row, with hands joined. Image taken from f. 204 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Grotesques from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 137v

Grotesques from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 137v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two grotesques fighting; one, half-man, half-lion, with a bow and arrow, and the other, half-man, half-boar, with a shield and scimitar. Image taken from f. 137v of Psalter ('Th... more

Adonijahs feast from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 63v

Adonijahs feast from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 63v

Miniature of Adonijah's feast, in the upper register; and of Bathsheba before David, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 63v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Partridges from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 111v

Partridges from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 111v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of four partridges flying above a field of corn. Image taken from f. 111v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Text from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 35

Text from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 35

Text page Image taken from f. 35 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Tiger from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 123

Tiger from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 123

Bas-de-page scene of a hunter distracting a tiger from the capture of its cub by casting a mirror onto the ground in front of it. Image taken from f. 123 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin,... more

Thomas Becket from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 299

Thomas Becket from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 299

Detail of a bas-de-page drawing of Thomas Becket, supported by two angels, kneeling before Christ. Image taken from f. 299 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.