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  • Astrological-medical miscellany

    Manuscript

    A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...

  • Carthusian miscellany

    Manuscript

    The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...

  • Cocharelli, Treatise on the Seven Vices

    Manuscript

    27 leaves and fragments, housed in three different collections, are all that survives of a work known as the ‘Cocharelli...

  • French 15th-century Book of Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    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

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

  • Sherborne Missal

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

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

  • Thomas Hoccleve, The Regiment of Princes

    Manuscript

    The Regiment of Princes was the most popular work of the English poet Thomas Hoccleve (d. 1426). Hoccleve wrote the poem...