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  • Alphonso Psalter

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Parchment Codex Created date: c. 1284–1316

    This manuscript was begun for Prince Alphonso (b. 1273, d. 1284), son of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile, who was betrot...

  • Bible of William of Devon

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1275–1300

    Made in England around the middle of the 13th century, this grand illustrated manuscript includes the entire Bible in on...

  • Decretals of Pope Boniface VIII

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 14th century

    As the head of the Catholic Church, the Pope led one of the most powerful institutions of the Middle Ages, making laws t...

  • Genealogical chronicle of the English Kings

    Manuscript Created date: First quarter of the 14th century, before 1308

    Chronicles of English history were presented both in codex (book) and roll form. The rolls were ideally suited to the pr...

  • Hippocrates, Prognosticon

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1300

    Ars Medicinae (Art of Medicine) is a compilation of medical texts of Greek and Arabic origin. Since the early 12th centu...

  • Maastricht Hours

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 14th century

    The Maastricht Hours is an early 14th-century Book of Hours written in Latin and French. The manuscript was made near Li...

  • On the Laws and Customs of England

    Manuscript, Illustration Created date: 1272 - 1307

    The treatise known as Bracton, composed in the wake of Magna Carta, is the most ambitious legal work from medieval Engla...

  • Peraldus' Theological Miscellany

    Manuscript Created date: 1236–1250

    Produced in England around 1255-1265, this theological miscellany contains a collection of textual materials for a preac...

  • Portrait of King John hunting

    Manuscript, Illustration Created date: 1300-99

    This famous image shows King John, hunting on horseback in the forest. The crowned king sits on a grey horse, while his...

  • Statute book containing Magna Carta issued by King...

    Manuscript, Charter Created date: c. 1300 - 1399

    During the 13th and 14th centuries, Magna Carta was frequently copied into chronicles and collections of charters and st...

  • The ancestry of King John

    Manuscript Created date: c.1300-07

    The 14th century saw a rise in the popularity of manuscripts containing diagrams that traced the ancestry of the English...