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  • Bestiary with theological texts

    Manuscript

    A bestiary made in northern England, early in the 13th century, a direct copy of the Worskop Bestiary (New York, Pierpon...

  • Bible of William of Devon

    Manuscript

    Made in England around the middle of the 13th century, this grand illustrated manuscript includes the entire Bible in on...

  • Bilingual Psalter

    Manuscript

    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

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

  • Boethius, De institutione arithmetica

    Manuscript

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

  • Boethius in Latin

    Manuscript

    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

    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

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

  • Bosworth Psalter

    Manuscript

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Caligula Troper

    Manuscript

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

  • Canterbury or Anglo-Catalan Psalter

    Manuscript

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

  • Carmina Regia

    Manuscript

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