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  • 13th-century English Book of Hours

    Manuscript Created date: Late 13th century

    An early Book of Hours from England. Popular in the late Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, Books of Hours were pra...

  • Arma Christi prayer roll

    Manuscript, Scroll, Vellum roll Created date: 2nd quarter of the fifteenth century

    One of ten surviving late-medieval rolls containing the Middle English prayer-poem ‘O Vernicle’. The prayer-poem ‘O V...

  • Beaufort Book of Hours

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1411–1415 and c.1425–1443

    The Beaufort/Beauchamp Hours is a composite volume of parts made at different times. It evolved into its present form du...

  • Coldingham Breviary

    Manuscript, Manuscript Created date: c. 1270–1280

    A 13th-century breviary. Made for the Benedictine priory of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Coldingham, Berwickshire, this h...

  • Dunois Hours

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1439–1450

    A highly decorated French Book of Hours, commissioned by Jean d’Orléans (d. 1471), Count of Dunois. Among the bo...

  • French 15th-century Book of Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1400–1410

    A French Book of Hours, produced in Paris in the early 15th century. Books of hours were the most popular books for la...

  • Great Bible

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century

    With pages measuring over half a metre (two feet) tall, this volume is the largest manuscript Bible within the British L...

  • Harley Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1000

    The Harley Psalter is one of the great masterpieces of late Anglo-Saxon book art. It was written and decorated at Christ...

  • Huth Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1485–1490

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

  • Lindisfarne Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: c. 700

    The Lindisfarne Gospels has long been acclaimed as the most spectacular manuscript to survive from Anglo-Saxon England....

  • Moutier-Grandval Bible

    Manuscript Created date: c. 830–840

    A beautifully illustrated pandect, taking its name from the monastery of Moutier-Grandval in the diocese of Basel in Sw...

  • Old English Hexateuch

    Manuscript Created date: 1000–99

    The Old English Hexateuch provides invaluable evidence of an English person’s experience of the Bible in their own langu...

  • Queen Mary Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 1310–20

    The Queen Mary Psalter is one of the most extensively illustrated biblical manuscripts ever produced, containing over 10...

  • Shaftesbury Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    The book of Psalms was at the heart of medieval spirituality, and books containing them survive in more copies than any...

  • 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...