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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...

  • Beaufort Book of Hours

    Illuminated manuscript, Manuscript

    This Book of Hours, inherited by Henry’s grandmother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, contains a calendar of Church festivals an...

  • Dunois Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    Medieval Christians hoped for a ‘good’ death, ideally at home in bed surrounded by family with a priest administering th...

  • Harley Golden Gospels

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    The Harley Library was founded in 1704 when Robert Harley purchased 600 manuscripts. The library was later given to the...

  • Henry VIII’s Psalter

    Illuminated manuscript

    Written and illuminated in 1540 by an emigré from the court of the French king Francis I, King Henry VIII’s Psalt...

  • Sherborne Missal

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    With 347 illuminated pages each measuring approximately 535 x 380mm, the Sherborne Missal is probably the largest and mo...

  • The Hastings Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    Written in Latin on vellum, this manuscript was made between 1475 and 1483, probably at Ghent or Bruges in the Low Count...