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  • Henry VIII's prayer roll

    Scroll, Prayer book, Manuscript, Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illustration, Image

    Owned by Henry VIII as a young man, this is one of the finest surviving late medieval prayer rolls. The manuscript Meas...

  • John Dee's spirit mirror

    Object

    This black spirit mirror and other magical objects are thought to have been owned by John Dee (1527–1608/9), the Elizabe...

  • Painting of Santiago the Moor-slayer

    Painting, Image

    This 15th-century Spanish painting depicts the so-called ‘Santiago Matamoros’ or ‘Saint James the Moor-slayer’. As in ma...

  • Sefer Torah Or 1462

    Manuscript, Scroll

    The Torah Scroll is the holiest and most valued object in Judaism. It is the physical expression of the Jewish people’s ...

  • The Lytille Childrenes Lytil Boke, a medieval cond...

    Manuscript

    Don’t pick your nose. Don’t burp. Wash your hands. Take your elbows off the table. Does this sound familiar? This manusc...