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Decorated Initial, In William of Malmesbury, Gesta Pontificum Anglorum

Decorated Initial, In William of Malmesbury, Gesta Pontificum Anglorum

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1175

Shelfmark: Cotton MS Claudius A V

Item number: f.84v

Length: 24.5

Width: 15.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

An added ownership and anathema inscription (on f. 86v) shows that this manuscript belonged to the Benedictine priory of the Virgin, Belvoir (Leicestershire, formerly Lincolnshire): 'Hic est liber sancte Marie de Belvero quem qui alienaverit anathema sit'.

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