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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...

  • Harley Golden Gospels

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    The Harley Golden Gospels is a magnificent copy of the Four Gospels written entirely in gold and decorated on every page...

  • Henry VIII's prayer roll

    Scroll, Prayer book, Manuscript, Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illustration, Image

    Owned by Henry VIII as a young man, this is one of the finest surviving late medieval prayer rolls. The manuscript Meas...

  • Henry VIII’s Psalter

    Illuminated manuscript

    Commissioned by King Henry VIII, this Psalter (Book of Psalms) is the most sumptuous production of the French scribe and...

  • Huth Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    Books of Hours are prayer books for lay people containing cycles of prayers to be read at set hours of the day and night...

  • Sherborne Missal

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

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

  • Taymouth Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

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

  • 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...