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  • Carmina Regia

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1335- c. 1340

    The magnificent painting in this book was intended as a gift for Robert of Anjou, King of Naples from 1309-43.  It illus...

  • De Lisle Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1308–40

    Taken from the De Lisle Psalter, this illustration tells the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which th...

  • 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...

  • Luttrell Psalter

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: c. 1325–40

    This celebrated manuscript was commissioned by a wealthy landowner, Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, in the first half of the 14th...

  • Neville of Hornby Hours

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

    Medieval Christian belief stated that demons were fallen angels who underwent a physical transformation to become the be...

  • Portolan chart attributed to Angelino Dulcert

    Map Created date: mid-14th century

    This mid-14th-century portolan chart is unsigned but may be by Angelino Dulcert. Certainly it is in the style associated...

  • 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...

  • St Omer Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1330

    The Last Judgement was believed to be the moment at the end of time when souls would leave Purgatory and be transferred...

  • 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...

  • Taymouth Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 14th century

    A 14th-century Book of Hours. Books of Hours were popular books of devotion during the late Middle Ages and Renaissanc...

  • The Harley Lyrics

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1340

    What’s in this manuscript? This manuscript – Harley MS 2253 – contains a collection of 100 secular and religious lyrics ...

  • William de la Dene, Historia Roffensis

    Manuscript Created date: 1314–50

    The Historia Roffensis (History of Rochester) is a biographical chronicle in Latin, written at Rochester Cathedral Prior...