Collection items

Showing 5 results

  • Book of Durrow

    Manuscript Created date: c. 700

    The Book of Durrow contains the four Gospels, each of which is preceded by carpet pages and the evangelist symbols. The ...

  • Earliest Durham gospel-book

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 7th century

    This fragmentary manuscript is widely thought to be the earliest example in the sequence of decorated Insular gospel-boo...

  • Earliest English charter

    Manuscript Created date: 679

    This is the earliest example to survive in its original form, on a single sheet of parchment.

  • Otho-Corpus Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 7th century–1st quarter of the 8th century

    Some of the earliest books to survive from Anglo-Saxon England are copies of the first four books of the New Testament,...

  • The Harley Gospels: an early surviving example of...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 6th century

    This is one of the earliest surviving examples of St Jerome's Vulgate – the Bible in the 'everyday Latin' translation th...