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  • Alphonso Psalter

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Parchment Codex

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

  • De Lisle Psalter

    Manuscript

    This is an illustration of the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which three figures, often aristocrati...

  • Decretals of Pope Boniface VIII

    Manuscript

    The Pope, as the head of the Catholic Church, led the single most powerful institution of the Middle Ages. He was assist...

  • Maastricht Hours

    Manuscript

    This marginal image within a Book of Hours, a devotional text, depicts a friar and a nun misbehaving as they entertain t...

  • Portrait of King John hunting

    Manuscript, Illustration

    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

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