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  • 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...

  • 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,...