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  • 14th-century pilgrim's travel guide

    Manuscript

    This is a 700-year-old traveller’s guidebook: a practical manual for pilgrims walking St James’s Way to Santiago de Comp...

  • 15th-century Wycliffite Bible

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    A manuscript containing the Later Version of the Middle English translation of the Bible produced by followers of the re...

  • Anne Boleyn’s Book of Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Manuscript annotation

    An opulent object, with nearly fifty illustrations, this Book of Hours once belonged to Anne Boleyn (d. 1536), King Henr...

  • Arma Christi prayer roll

    Manuscript, Scroll, Vellum roll

    One of ten surviving late-medieval rolls containing the Middle English prayer-poem ‘O Vernicle’. The prayer-poem ‘O V...

  • Beaufort Book of Hours

    Manuscript

    The Beaufort/Beauchamp Hours is a composite volume of parts made at different times. It evolved into its present form du...

  • Book of Mormon

    Manuscript

    Published in March 1830 in the town of Palmyra, New York, The Book of Mormon is one of the most significant religious wo...

  • Essays based on Jonathan Edwards’s sermons

    Manuscript

    An 18th-century collection of essays based on Jonathan Edwards’s sermons from his preaching at his church in Northampton...

  • 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...

  • Lady Jane Grey's prayer book

    Book, Manuscript, Prayer book

    At midday on 12 February 1554, Lady Jane Grey crossed the Tower of London to face her execution. According to an account...

  • Letter relating to the printing of the 'Matthew Bi...

    Manuscript, Letter

    The English Bible had been legalised in principle in 1536, but there was as yet no officially authorised text. In 1537,...

  • Taverner Prayer Book

    Manuscript, Prayer book, Illuminated manuscript

    This tiny, richly decorated book of Psalms and prayers in English was most likely made for the noblewoman and literary p...