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  • Penitential works

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-12th century

    A colourful, gilded image portraying a kneeling monk in a black robe offering a book to St Peter and St John the Evangel...

  • Peter Lombard, Commentary on the Psalms

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    Peter Lombard (d. 1160) was a scholar and theologian, who taught at the school of Notre Dame and was consecrated Bishop...

  • Peter Lombard's gloss on the Psalms

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 12th century

    A marginal gloss, or commentary, on the Psalms by Peter Lombard (d. 1160) is included in this Psalter, probably made in...

  • Philippe de Thaon, Comput

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    The earliest named French author, Philippe de Thaon, was active in the first half of the 12th century. In this volume ar...

  • Portrait of St Dunstan as a bishop

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century

    Smaragdus (d. after 825), a Benedictine monk and later abbot of St Mihiel sur Meuse, near Verdun, wrote a commentary on...

  • Prophetologion

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    The Prophetologion is a lectionary containing readings from the Old Testament, arranged according to the liturgical cale...

  • Préaux Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Under the leadership of abbot Richard of Fourneaux (r. 1101–1131), a student of St Anselm (d. 1109) and author of numero...

  • Psalter in Anglo-Norman verse

    Manuscript Created date: Late 12th century

    This early twelfth-century Psalter, or book of the Psalms, was copied in an English monastery, probably Canterbury. It c...

  • Psalter with a Latin gloss

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    An extensive commentary is included in this Psalter, or book of Psalms, probably made in Eastern France during the secon...

  • Psalter with an Anglo-Norman gloss

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    After William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066, a dialect of French known as Anglo-Norman became one of the d...

  • Qur'an in Eastern Kufic Script

    Manuscript Created date: 11th Century–12th century

    An 11th- or 12th-century Qur’an, written on parchment on paper in an Eastern kufic script, showing important development...

  • Ralph de Diceto, Opuscula

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1195

    The Opuscula (little works) was a collection of material about history, compiled by Ralph de Diceto (d. c. 1200) at St P...

  • Richard of St Victor's theological works

    Manuscript Created date: 1171–1190

    Probably of Scottish origin, Richard of St Victor (d. 1173) was one of the most important theologians of the 12th centur...

  • Rochester copy of William of Malmesbury's Deeds of...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 13th century

    The Deeds of the Kings of the English was written by the Anglo-Norman monk William of Malmesbury (b. c. 1095, d. c 1143)...

  • Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    Educated in Rome, St Benedict of Nursia (b. c. 480, d. c. 550) abandoned city life and withdrew to the vicinity of Subia...