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The 20 full-page illuminations at the beginning of this Psalter form one of the most outstanding prefatory cycles to sur...
Bestiaries, or ‘Books of beasts’, provide an account of the characteristics and habits of a variety of animals, both rea...
King John was taken ill in October 1216, having suffered an attack of dysentery, and he died at Newark, Nottinghamshire,...
At the time of King John’s death, England had descended into civil war. Following the papal annulment of Magna Carta, th...
Throughout the winter of 1214–15, means were sought to restrain the king and to preserve the peace. At some point, perha...
One of the earliest accounts of the settlement reached at Runnymede is found in the Chronicle of Melrose Abbey. Melrose...