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  • Gerald of Wales's The Conquest of Ireland

    Manuscript Created date: c.1196 -1223

    John first experienced warfare in 1185 when, aged just 17, he was sent by his father, King Henry II (r. 1154–89) on an u...

  • Gilbert of Poitiers, Commentary on the Psalms

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 12th century

    Gilbert of Poitiers (d. 1154), or Gilbert de la Porrée, was a French scholar and theologian, who lectured at the ...

  • Glossed Book of Ezekiel

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    This 12th-century copy of the Old Testament book of Ezekiel may have been produced at the Cistercian monastery of Founta...

  • Glossed Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 12th century

    From an early date, Church Fathers and theologians wrote commentaries on the Bible, which survive in numerous copies. Th...

  • Goscelin of Saint-Bertin, Lives of the Canterbury...

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Goscelin was a monk and writer from the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Bertin, in northern France, who wrote during the late...

  • Harley Trilingual Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century, pre 1153

    Containing the text of the psalms in parallel Greek, Latin, and Arabic versions, the Harley Trilingual Psalter bears elo...

  • Homiliary produced at Corbie Abbey

    Manuscript Created date: 1179

    Homiliaries are compilations of sermons or explanations of biblical texts, arranged according to significant days in the...

  • Illuminated copy of St Augustine's De Trinitate

    Manuscript Created date: 1121–1130

    In the early fifth century the theologian, St Augustine of Hippo (b. 354, d. 430) wrote a treatise on the Trinity (De Tr...

  • Illuminated copy of William of Malmesbury’s Deeds ...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century

    The Deeds of the Kings of the English is an early 12th-century account of the kings of England. Composed by the Anglo-No...

  • Illustrated account on cautery points and medical...

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Large, clear drawings in this medical textbook show the application of cautery, or the drawing from the body of sick or ...

  • Illustrated copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History...

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    The History of the Kings of Britain by the Anglo-Norman cleric, Geoffrey of Monmouth (b. c. 1100, d. 1154) was an enormo...

  • Justinian’s Digest

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 12th century

    The Digest consists of a summary of classical legal texts compiled during Eastern Roman emperor Justinian I’s reign (r. ...

  • Montpellier Bible (first of two volumes)

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    The Montpellier Bible is a copy of the Bible in Latin, in two volumes. It is a monumental work, measuring 510 x 365 mm. ...

  • Origen, Homilies on the Old Testament

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-12th century

    Origen of Alexandria (d. c. 253) is considered the father of biblical exegesis (the interpretation of the Bible). Origen...

  • Osbern of Canterbury, Life of St Dunstan

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1090–Early 12th century

    Osbern (b. c. 1050, d. c. 1090) was an English monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, known for writing a Life of Archbishop...