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Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century
A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...
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...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1410–1430
A lavishly illuminated Book of Hours, gifted to Henry VI by the Duke and Duchess of Bedford. The Bedford Hours is regar...
Manuscript Created date: 1460–1500
The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...
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...
Manuscript Created date: 1411–20
The Regiment of Princes was the most popular work of the English poet Thomas Hoccleve (d. 1426). Hoccleve wrote the poem...