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This is a manuscript copy of the ‘Wycliffite Bible’ – the first complete copy of the Bible in the English language. Why...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript
A manuscript containing the Later Version of the Middle English translation of the Bible produced by followers of the re...
Abraham Ibn Ezra’s commentary to the Torah (‘Five Books of Moses’ or ‘Pentateuch’). Abraham Ibn Ezra and his biblical co...
In the 15th century several maps were drawn of the whole of Italy, by then the most map-conscious part of Europe. The ou...
A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...
The Beaufort/Beauchamp Hours is a composite volume of parts made at different times. It evolved into its present form du...
The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...
An atlas made for the Cornaro family of Venice at the end of the 15th century contains 35 portolan charts by various Ven...
This manuscript contains the first book of Herodotus’ Histories. It is written on paper and dates from some time before ...
A French Book of Hours, produced in Paris in the early 15th century. Books of hours were the most popular books for la...
With pages measuring over half a metre (two feet) tall, this volume is the largest manuscript Bible within the British L...
This manuscript is a typical example of a medical miscellany. It consists of a range of treatises on physiology and prog...
A 15th-century Middle English pamphlet has been bound into this manuscript, an alphabetised handbook of medical definiti...
A 15th-century copy of the commentary on Joshua by the famed Karaite biblical commentator – Japheth ben Ali ha-Levi (liv...
This black spirit mirror and other magical objects are thought to have been owned by John Dee (1527–1608/9), the Elizabe...