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The murder of King John’s nephew, Prince Arthur (1187–1203) had far-reaching consequences, since it led indirectly to th...
A codex of the Talmud, produced in the 12th or 13th century. What is the Talmud? The Talmud (meaning ‘learning’) is the...
Produced in England around 1255-1265, this theological miscellany contains a collection of textual materials for a preac...
This plan, from the Harley manuscripts collection, shows a plan of the springs at Wormley, Hertfordshire, from which Wal...
One of the most significant works by Matthew Paris (1200–59), author, illuminator and monk of St Albans Abbey, is the Hi...
The 20 full-page illuminations at the beginning of this Psalter form one of the most outstanding prefatory cycles to sur...
Thomas Becket was canonised in February 1173, less than three years after his death. The Church was shocked by Becket’s ...
Bestiaries, or ‘Books of beasts’, provide an account of the characteristics and habits of a variety of animals, both rea...
Islam was the prevalent in Spain from 711 until the Christian reconquest in 1492, yet few Islamic manuscripts survived. ...
The Sticherarion is a manuscript used in Greek church services. It contains liturgical texts accompanied by musical nota...
Tally sticks were used by officials of the Exchequer as physical proof of payments to the king, functioning in the same...
Marie de France is one of the most intriguing figures in medieval European literature. She is one of the first recorded...
The Owl and the Nightingale is one of the earliest substantial texts to be written in Middle English (the form that Engl...
King John was taken ill in October 1216, having suffered an attack of dysentery, and he died at Newark, Nottinghamshire,...
At the time of King John’s death, England had descended into civil war. Following the papal annulment of Magna Carta, th...