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Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert; and a text page. Image taken from ff. 7... More

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Detail of a diagram showing the phases of the moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 38v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Drawing and tables from BL Harley 3735, f. 65v

Drawing and tables from BL Harley 3735, f. 65v

Drawing of a quadrant, illustrating Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Image taken from f. 65v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Aelfflaed meets Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 50v

Aelfflaed meets Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 50v

Miniature of the abbess Aelfflaed at the feet of Cuthbert; she is begging him for information and prophecy concerning her brother, king Ecgfrith, from Chapter 24 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken... More

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.

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 70v

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 70v

Table in Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Image taken from f. 70v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Text page from BL Harley 3826, f. 71v

Text page from BL Harley 3826, f. 71v

Text page at the beginning of Abbo of St-Germain's ~Bella Parisiacae urbis~, book 3, with red initial and highlights. Image taken from f. 71v of Alcuin, De orthographia (ff.1-24v); Bede, De orthographia (ff. 2... More

Detail from BL Arundel 222, f. 1

Detail from BL Arundel 222, f. 1

Decorated initial 'S'(anctissimo) at the beginning of Bede's life of Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 1 of Prose Vita sancti Cuthberti (ff. 1-34v), two miracles from the Historia ecclesiastica, De gestis pontificu... More

Cuthbert healing a monk from BL YT 26, f. 71v

Cuthbert healing a monk from BL YT 26, f. 71v

Miniature of Cuthbert helping a monk who suffers from diarrhoea to enter his boat as he departs, from Chapter 38 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 71v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts ... More

Tables from BL Harley 3735, f. 93

Tables from BL Harley 3735, f. 93

Text page with calendrical tables illustrating Robert Grosseteste's Computus correctorius. Image taken from f. 93 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail of a decorated initial 'I'(ntencio) at the beginning of Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 74 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Cuthbert's vision from BL YT 26, f. 64

Cuthbert's vision from BL YT 26, f. 64

Miniature of Cuthbert at a dining table, having a vision of a man whose soul was carried to heaven, from Chapter 34 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 64 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extract... More

Cuthbert welcomed by Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 16

Cuthbert welcomed by Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 16

Miniature of the young Cuthbert being welcomed and embraced by Boisil when arriving at Melrose Abbey, from Chapter 6 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 16 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extrac... More

Diagram from BL Harley 3091, f. 140v

Diagram from BL Harley 3091, f. 140v

Circular diagram with the earth as its centre. Image taken from f. 140v of Various works including De natura rerum, De temporibus, In libros Regum quaestiones XXX, computistical and calendrical writings and oth... More

Man falling from a tree from BL YT 26, f. 63v

Man falling from a tree from BL YT 26, f. 63v

Miniature of Cuthbert's vision of the soul of a man, who was killed by falling from a tree, being carried to heaven, from Chapter 34 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 63v of Prose Life of... More

Decorated initials from BL Harley 3015, f. 65v

Decorated initials from BL Harley 3015, f. 65v

Two decorated initials 'I'(nter) at the beginning of Isidore of Seville's 'De differentiis'. Image taken from f. 65v of Homilies; De differentiis; De natura rerum; De liber arbitrio. Written in Latin.

Ecgfrith visiting Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 51

Ecgfrith visiting Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 51

Miniature of Ecgfrith, king of the English, along with his bishop Trumwine, visiting Cuthbert at Lindisfarne, from Chapter 24 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 51 of Prose Life of Cuthber... More

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 10

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 10

August in a calendarial table, in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis': Image taken from f. 10 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Cuthbert speaking to Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 21

Cuthbert speaking to Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 21

Miniature of Cuthbert, lying in his sickbed, speaking to Boisil, from Chapter 8 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 21 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (H... More

Cuthbert praying in the sea from BL YT 26, f. 24

Cuthbert praying in the sea from BL YT 26, f. 24

Miniature of Cuthbert praying in the sea, while the spy watches him above; at the lower right, Cuthbert emerges from the sea to have his feet miraculously dried by otters, from Chapter 10 of Bede's prose Life o... More

Decorated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Decorated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail of a decorated initial 'I'(ntencio) at the beginning of Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 74 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Healing of a gesith's wife from BL YT 26, f. 58v

Healing of a gesith's wife from BL YT 26, f. 58v

Miniature of a priest ministering to the dying wife of a gesith with holy water blessed by Cuthbert, which heals her instantly, from Chapter 29 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 58v of Pr... More

Coloured letters from BL Eg 3278, f. 1v

Coloured letters from BL Eg 3278, f. 1v

Coloured letters. Image taken from f. 1v of A fragment of Book 5.19-20 of the Historia ecclesiastica. Written in Latin.

Puzzle initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 59

Puzzle initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 59

Puzzle initial 'M'(inuciaru[m]) with pen-flourishing developing into a 'J-border', at the beginning of a treatise on vulgar fractions attributed to Johannes Anglicus. Image taken from f. 59 of Various calendari... More

Cuthbert blessing water from BL YT 26, f. 54

Cuthbert blessing water from BL YT 26, f. 54

Miniature of a man ministering to his ailing servant with holy water blessed by Cuthbert, from Chapter 25 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 54 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the... More

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Image taken from f. 50v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Large initial with knotwork motifs and animal heads from BL Harley 3020, f. 113

Large initial with knotwork motifs and animal heads from BL Harley 302...

Detail of a large initial 'F'(actum est) with knotwork motifs and animal heads. Image taken from f. 113 of History of the Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow, Life of Ceolfrid, Lives of Pope Calixtus I and other mar... More

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miniature of Cuthbert discovering three loaves of bread in a previously empty storehouse (a miracle from God in return for his kindness to a visiting angel), from Chapter 7 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. ... More

Zoomorphic initial from BL Harley 1915, f. 80v

Zoomorphic initial from BL Harley 1915, f. 80v

Zoomorphic initial 'V'(enit) with foliate motifs, at the beginning of book 3 of Zacharias Chrysopolitanus' In unum ex quatuor. Image taken from f. 80v of Various texts including Commentary on an 'In unum ex qua... More

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 13v

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 13v

Detail of a calendarial table in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 13v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Image taken from f. 47v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 A XI, f. 32v

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 A XI, f. 32v

Decorated initial 'D'(e temporum), at the beginning of book 3 of Bede's De Temporum Ratione. Image taken from f. 32v of Miscellany works on Computus and astrology. Written in Latin.

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miniature of Cuthbert discovering three loaves of bread in a previously empty storehouse (a miracle from God in return for his kindness to a visiting angel), from Chapter 7 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. ... More

Marginal drawing from BL Harley 4978, f. 98

Marginal drawing from BL Harley 4978, f. 98

Text page with marginal drawing of a dog. Image taken from f. 98 of The Ecclesiastical History (index Historia ecclesiastica), Books 1-5 (ff. 8-148v), preceded by Pseudo-Augustine's 'De persecutione christianor... More

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 23

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 23

Diagram illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 23 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Healing of a youth's eye from BL YT 26, f. 84v

Healing of a youth's eye from BL YT 26, f. 84v

Miniature of a monk healing the eye of a youth by touching it with hairs from Cuthbert's head, from Historia ecclesiastica, bk. iv, 32, in Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 84v of Prose Lif... More

Text page from BL Royal 15 A XVI, ff. 6v-7

Text page from BL Royal 15 A XVI, ff. 6v-7

Text page with 9th century and 10th century scripts. Image taken from ff. 6v-7 of Libri evangeliorum quattuor; Aenigmata; De arte metrica (extract). Written in Latin.

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 30

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 30

Miniature of Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon, from Chapter 13 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 30 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histor... More

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Detail of diagrams with the movements of the sun around the earth, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. The cities of Rome and Paris are depicted in the diagram on the right. Image taken... More

Drawings from BL Harley 3735, f. 70

Drawings from BL Harley 3735, f. 70

Drawings and diagrams at the end of Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Image taken from f. 70 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.

Drawings from BL Harley 3735, f. 68

Drawings from BL Harley 3735, f. 68

Drawings and diagrams illustrating Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Added drawing of tower in the margin (?15th century). Image taken from f. 68 of Various calendarial and computistical treatise... More

Decorated initial and diagrams from BL Arundel 332, f. 66

Decorated initial and diagrams from BL Arundel 332, f. 66

Decorated initial 'N' and diagrams illustrating the text of John Holywood. Image taken from f. 66 of Various theological and mathematical tracts, including the prose life of Cuthbert, incomplete (ff. 74-101v), ... More

Detail from BL Burn 310, f. 158

Detail from BL Burn 310, f. 158

Detail of decorated initial 'E'(go). Image taken from f. 158 of Historia Brittonum, Vita Gildae, and other Vitae. Written in Latin.

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 6v

Calendar from BL Harley 3735, f. 6v

January in a calendarial table, in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis': Image taken from f. 6v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL YT 26, f. 7v

Decorated initial from BL YT 26, f. 7v

Decorated initial 'P'(rincipium), from Chapter 2 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 7v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (History of the English Church an... More

Decorated initials from BL Stowe 104, ff. 119v-120

Decorated initials from BL Stowe 104, ff. 119v-120

Decorated initials 'D'(ilecto) and 'G'(loriosi) in Aelred of Rievaulx's Vita sancti Edwardi regis Anglorum. Image taken from ff. 119v-120 of Epistola Cuthberti, Ecclesiastica historia; Aelred's Vita sancti Edwa... More

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail of an astronomical diagram illustrating Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 74 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

On the bar border, a quadruped (dragon?). Image taken from f. 2v of Historia ecclesiastica (ff. 1-99), De muliere forti, Epistola Cuthberti. Written in Latin.

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

Cuthbert at sea from BL YT 26, f. 26

Cuthbert at sea from BL YT 26, f. 26

Cuthbert in a boat at sea, with two other men, from Chapter 11 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 26 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (History of the Eng... More

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 36v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 36v

Detail of circular diagram with a man at its centre, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 36v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Harley 6503, f. 1

Decorated initial from BL Harley 6503, f. 1

Decorated initial 'H'(ortaris). Image taken from f. 1 of Liber de viris illustribus, Chronica (index Greater Chronicle), and various other historical texts. Written in Latin.

White vine initial from BL Harley 3046, f. 4

White vine initial from BL Harley 3046, f. 4

White vine initial 'I'(n explanati) in colours and gold, with a white vine border. Image taken from f. 4 of Sermons (index Homiliae). Written in Latin.

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 2v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 2v

Image taken from f. 2v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 1v

Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 1v

Miniature of a monk (Bede?) kissing the feet of Cuthbert, from the preface to Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 1v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histor... More

Decorated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 50v

Decorated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 50v

Detail of a decorated initial 'O'(mnia) at the beginning of Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Algorismus. Image taken from f. 50v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Cuthbert and two monks praying from BL YT 26, ff. 10v-11

Cuthbert and two monks praying from BL YT 26, ff. 10v-11

Miniature of Cuthbert praying to God to change the winds beside the river Tyne; miniature of two monks at the monastery of Tynemouth praying for the safety of those blown away in a gale, from Chapter 3 of Bede'... More

Coloured initials from BL Arundel 222, f. 36

Coloured initials from BL Arundel 222, f. 36

Coloured initials 'P'(rima) at the beginning of William of Malmesbury's De gestis pontificum Anglorum. Image taken from f. 36 of Prose Vita sancti Cuthberti (ff. 1-34v), two miracles from the Historia ecclesias... More

Blank frame from BL YT 26, f. 9

Blank frame from BL YT 26, f. 9

Blank frame for a miniature, with the hindquarters of a horse on the left. Image taken from f. 9 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (History of the English Church and People). W... More

Calendarial table from BL Harley 3735, f. 14

Calendarial table from BL Harley 3735, f. 14

Calendarial table in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 14 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Circular diagram from BL Royal 15 B XIX, f. 198v

Circular diagram from BL Royal 15 B XIX, f. 198v

Diagram of the habitable and uninhabitable zones of the world. Image taken from f. 198v of De temporum ratione; a collection of short verse and prose texts including Liber monstrorum. Written in Latin.

Cuthbert discovering a roof beam from BL YT 26, f. 45v

Cuthbert discovering a roof beam from BL YT 26, f. 45v

Miniature of Cuthbert miraculously discovering a roof beam for his church in the waves of the ocean, from Chapter 21 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 45v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extra... More

A crow bringing lard to Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 44

A crow bringing lard to Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 44

Miniature of a crow bringing lard to Cuthbert, in atonement for the crows carrying off straw from the house of his brethren, from Chapter 14 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 44 of Prose ... More

Decorated initial from BL Burn 310, f. 158

Decorated initial from BL Burn 310, f. 158

Decorated initial 'E'(go). Image taken from f. 158 of Historia Brittonum, Vita Gildae, and other Vitae. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Harley 649, f. 2

Decorated initial from BL Harley 649, f. 2

Decorated initial 'P'(rimo). Image taken from f. 2 of Commentary on the Song of Songs, followed by other texts (ff. 2-104v); Commentary on Acts of the Apostles (ff. 105-152v); Commentary on Catholic Epistles (f... More

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Miniature of a priest performing the last sacraments for Cuthbert as he lies on his deathbed, from Chapter 39 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 73 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from... More

Decorated initial from BL Royal 5 B VII, f. 2

Decorated initial from BL Royal 5 B VII, f. 2

Decorated initial 'D'(ebitor) with foliate motifs and, in the lower margin, the ownership inscription of the cathedral priory of St. Andrew, Rochester. Image taken from f. 2 of Various religious works, includin... More

Coloured initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 5v

Coloured initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 5v

Following the numbered list of chapters (some of the numbers are visible through the parchment in the right-hand column), the start of the main text is introduced by a large red initial 'B' and opening words in... More

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Image taken from f. 50v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). 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

Historiated initial and border from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Historiated initial and border from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Illuminated border and Initial 'N'(octiam) with an unfinished drawing of a seated man (possibly Bede) writing at the desk holding a quill and a knife, and on the bar border, a quadruped (dragon?). Image taken f... More

Calendarial table from BL Harley 3735, f. 13v

Calendarial table from BL Harley 3735, f. 13v

Calendarial table in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 13v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 46v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 46v

Detail of circular diagram, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 46v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 81v

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 81v

Detail of an astronomical diagram showing an eclipse of the moon, illustrating Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 81v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 31v

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 31v

Miniature of Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon, from Chapter 14 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 31v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histo... More

Decorated initial from BL Arundel 332, f. 66

Decorated initial from BL Arundel 332, f. 66

Decorated initial 'N' in the text of John Holywood. Image taken from f. 66 of Various theological and mathematical tracts, including the prose life of Cuthbert, incomplete (ff. 74-101v), 22 miracles of Cuthbert... 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

Added notes from BL Harley 3735, f. 58v

Added notes from BL Harley 3735, f. 58v

Added notes on mathenatical matters. Image taken from f. 58v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 2

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 2

Decorated initial 'G'(lorisissimo), the ownership inscription of the Benedictine abbey of Saint Pater, Gloucester, and the Old Royal press-mark 'no. 965'. Image taken from f. 2 of Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis... 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.

Cuthbert building his hermitage from BL YT 26, f. 39

Cuthbert building his hermitage from BL YT 26, f. 39

Miniature of Cuthbert building his hermitage with the help of an angel on the island of Farne, from Chapter 17 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 39 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts fro... More

Cuthbert healing a girl from BL YT 26, f. 60

Cuthbert healing a girl from BL YT 26, f. 60

Miniature of Cuthbert anointing an ill girl with holy oil and healing her immediately, from Chapter 30 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 60 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Hi... More

Coloured initials from BL Royal 7 F VI, f. 43

Coloured initials from BL Royal 7 F VI, f. 43

Three coloured initials 'D'(um) and inscription 'Cirencestrie'. Image taken from f. 43 of Liber testimonium veteris testamenti (parts 1 and 3); Sermo (f. 117); In canticum canticorum (9 excerpts)(f. 117v). Writ... More

Cuthbert praying from BL YT 26, f. 10v

Cuthbert praying from BL YT 26, f. 10v

Miniature of Cuthbert praying to God to change the winds beside the river Tyne, from Chapter 3 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 10v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia ... More

Decorated initial from BL YT 26, f. 2v

Decorated initial from BL YT 26, f. 2v

Decorated initial 'D'(omino). Image taken from f. 2v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (History of the English Church and People). Written in Latin.

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

Text page from BL Harley 3735, f. 73

Text page from BL Harley 3735, f. 73

Statement as to the time of the vernal equinox in the year 1293. Image taken from f. 73 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Text page from BL YT 26, f. 63

Text page from BL YT 26, f. 63

Text page. Image taken from f. 63 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (History of the English Church and People). Written in Latin.

Cuthbert being elected bishop, and performing a healing miracle from BL YT 26, ff. 53v-54

Cuthbert being elected bishop, and performing a healing miracle from B...

Miniature of Cuthbert accepting the bishopric at a synod of fellow monks; miniature of a man ministering to his ailing servant with holy water blessed by Cuthbert, from Chapter 24 & 25 of Bede's prose Life of S... More

Decorated initial from BL Sloane 263, f. 2v

Decorated initial from BL Sloane 263, f. 2v

Decorated initial 'C'(um), at the beginning of Helperic's Astronomical treatise. Image taken from f. 2v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

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

Cuthbert digging with a monk from BL YT 26, f. 41

Cuthbert digging with a monk from BL YT 26, f. 41

Miniature of Cuthbert digging a water pit with a monk for his hermitage on the island of Farne, from Chapter 18 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 41 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts fr... More

Decorated initial from BL Harley 526, f. 28v

Decorated initial from BL Harley 526, f. 28v

Decorated initial 'H'. Image taken from f. 28v of Life of Bede. Written in Latin.

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 15v

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 15v

Table concerning the zodiac signs and movements of the moon in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 15v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Decorated initials from BL Stowe 104, ff. 87v-88

Decorated initials from BL Stowe 104, ff. 87v-88

Decorated initials 'U'(t) and 'S'(uccessit) at the beginning of book 5 of Bede's Ecclesiastica historia. Image taken from ff. 87v-88 of Epistola Cuthberti, Ecclesiastica historia; Aelred's Vita sancti Edwardi r... More

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Image taken from f. 47v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Man being healed by shoes from BL YT 26, f. 80

Man being healed by shoes from BL YT 26, f. 80

Miniature of a man being healed by shoes belonging to Cuthbert, from Chapter 45 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 80 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (H... More

Seated scribe from BL YT 26, f. 2

Seated scribe from BL YT 26, f. 2

Miniature of a scribe writing at a desk (thought to be Bede), from the preface to Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 2 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (His... More

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border in colours and gold with a large historiated initial 'D'(ominus) with Pope Gregory the Great, putti, Jerome and another Church father, and the arms of Ferdinand I of Aragon, king ... More

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