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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cartulary of Reading Abbey

    Manuscript

    The 12th-century Cartulary of Reading Abbey gives a list of works held at the medieval libraries at Reading Abbey and Le...

  • Charter of King John to Robert of Braybrooke

    Charter, Manuscript, Seal

    Robert of Braybrooke (1168–1210) was listed by the chronicler Roger of Wendover (d. 1236) as one of King John’s evil cou...

  • 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...

  • Cicero, Aratea with scholia

    Manuscript

    Cicero’s Aratea is an astronomical treatise describing the constellations, and this work is a Latin translation of the P...

  • Cicero, De Oratore

    Manuscript

    This volume contains De Oratore (On the Orator), a rhetorical treatise by the Roman philosopher and statesman Cicero (b....

  • 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...

  • 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 chronicles

    Manuscript

    Ralph de Diceto, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral from c. 1180 to c. 1199, wrote two historical chronicles, the Abbreviated C...

  • 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...

  • Collection of moral tracts

    Manuscript

    The Cistercian nunnery of Notre-Dame-la-Royale at Maubuisson in France probably commissioned this collection of tracts a...

  • Complutensian Polyglott Bible

    Printed book

    The so-called ‘Complutensian Polyglot Bible’ is the first of the great multi-lingual editions of the complete Bible prod...

  • Computus, astronomy and finger-counting

    Manuscript

    This manuscript is a compendium of texts on the closely related subjects of computus, the science of calculating times a...

  • Computus collection including Byrhtferth of Ramsey...

    Manuscript

    The Enchiridion (Handbook) by Byrhtferth of Ramsey Abbey (fl. c. 986–c. 1016) is a commentary on the computus, covering ...