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  • John Lydgate, Troy Book and The Siege of Thebes

    Manuscript

    The legends of Troy and Thebes were favoured reading among the European nobility from the twelfth century onwards. Troy...

  • Roman de la Rose

    Manuscript

    This allegorical poem of chivalric love is illustrated with 92 brilliant miniatures, of which four are half-page paintin...

  • The Legend of Good Women

    Manuscript, Printed book

    The Legend of Good Women is one of Geoffrey Chaucer’s longer poems (the third longest, in fact). He wrote it after he wr...