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  • 13th-century English Book of Hours

    Manuscript

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

  • Aristotle in Latin

    Manuscript

    This 13th-century manuscript contains Gerard of Cremona's (c. 1114-87) translations of Aristotelian works on natural phi...

  • 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...

  • Chronicon Anglicanum

    Manuscript

    After Archbishop Hubert Walter’s death in 1205 and the rejection of other nominees to the see of Canterbury, the monks o...

  • Coldingham Breviary

    Manuscript, Manuscript

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

  • Collection of medieval historical works

    Manuscript

    This volume contains a variety of historical and legendary material, including the Trojan War, Alexander the Great and t...

  • Dialogue of the Exchequer

    Manuscript

    Richard fitz Nigel (1130-98), Bishop of Ely and author of The Dialogue of the Exchequer, has been described as a model c...

  • English copy of William of Malmesbury’s Deeds of t...

    Manuscript

    William of Malmesbury’s (b. c. 1095, d. c. 1143) Deeds of the Kings of the English focuses on political events and ruler...

  • Images of the life of Christ

    Manuscript

    The book of Psalms was at the heart of medieval spirituality. From a relatively early date, very grand copies included a...

  • Laws of the Londoners

    Manuscript

    By the end of the 12th century, French was commonly used as an administrative and legal language in England alongside La...

  • On the Laws and Customs of England

    Manuscript, Illustration

    The treatise known as Bracton, composed in the wake of Magna Carta, is the most ambitious legal work from medieval Engla...

  • Peraldus' Theological Miscellany

    Manuscript

    Produced in England around 1255-1265, this theological miscellany contains a collection of textual materials for a preac...

  • Portrait of King John from Matthew Paris's Histori...

    Manuscript, Illustration

    One of the most significant works by Matthew Paris (1200–59), author, illuminator and monk of St Albans Abbey, is the Hi...

  • Psalter with the Hours of the Virgin Mary

    Manuscript

    The 20 full-page illuminations at the beginning of this Psalter form one of the most outstanding prefatory cycles to sur...

  • Rochester Bestiary

    Manuscript

    Bestiaries, or ‘Books of beasts’, provide an account of the characteristics and habits of a variety of animals, both rea...