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  • Benedictional of St Æthelwold

    Manuscript Created date: 963-984

    The Benedictional of St Æthelwold

  • Bestiary, with extracts from Gerald of Wales

    Manuscript Created date: Late 12th-century–early 13th century

    A bestiary contains Christian allegorical lessons based on the characteristics and habits of animals found in nature and...

  • 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...

  • Bilingual Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century

    Produced in England during the last quarter of the 12th century, this manuscript is one of only a few bilingual Psalters...

  • Boethius, De institutione arithmetica with medical...

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-9th century–1st half of the 10th century

    During the Middle Ages, the practice of gathering different texts from various periods in the same manuscript was common...

  • Boethius, De institutione arithmetica

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 12th century

    Written by the sixth-century Roman philosopher Boethius, De institutione arithmetica (On Arithmetic) was the principal m...

  • Boethius in Latin

    Manuscript Created date: c. 970

    The Roman senator and philosopher, Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, was born in Italy in 476. He was an acclaimed aut...

  • Boethius in Old English

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-10th century–second half of 12th century

    Shortly before he was executed for treason in the mid-520s, the Roman administrator Boethius wrote a dialogue in prose a...

  • Book of Durrow

    Manuscript Created date: c. 700

    The Book of Durrow contains the four Gospels, each of which is preceded by carpet pages and the evangelist symbols. The ...

  • Bosworth Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the tenth century

    Like the majority of biblical books in Western Christendom, the texts of this Psalter are in Latin. They comprise one of...

  • Bull of Innocent III taking England under his prot...

    Manuscript, Seal Created date: 1214

    Fearing that he would be threatened with papal support for a French invasion of England, in 1213 King John made peace wi...

  • Burnt copy of Magna Carta with the seal attached

    Manuscript, Charter, Seal Created date: 1215

    One of the four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta, this document is now so badly damaged as to be barely readable...

  • Calculating time

    Manuscript Created date: 1st third of the 9th century–Late 11th century

    This manuscript consists of three books joined together in the medieval period at the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Germain...

  • Caligula Troper

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 11th century

    This manuscript contains an incomplete book of chants (called tropes) for religious services, made in late 11th-century...

  • Canterbury or Anglo-Catalan Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century

    The Canterbury Psalter is amongst the most lavishly illustrated of English manuscripts. The luxurious decoration is part...