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Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: Early 15th century
A manuscript containing the later version of the Middle English translation of the Bible produced by followers of the re...
Manuscript Created date: 15th century
Abraham Ibn Ezra’s commentary to the Torah (‘Five Books of Moses’ or ‘Pentateuch’). Abraham Ibn Ezra and his biblical co...
Map Created date: 15th century
In the 15th century several maps were drawn of the whole of Italy, by then the most map-conscious part of Europe. The ou...
Manuscript, Scroll, Vellum roll Created date: 2nd quarter of the fifteenth century
One of ten surviving late-medieval rolls containing the Middle English prayer-poem ‘O Vernicle’. The prayer-poem ‘O V...
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: 1439
At the Council of Florence in 1439, a papal bull was issued to proclaim the union of Eastern and Western Churches. 18 co...
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...
Map Created date: 15th century
An atlas made for the Cornaro family of Venice at the end of the 15th century contains 35 portolan charts by various Ven...
Map Created date: mid-15th century
This portion of a mid-15th-century chart by the Venetian Giacomo Giroldi shows the Adriatic with parts of Italy. South i...
Manuscript Created date: 1425–1475
The Confessio Amantis by John Gower was written between 1386 and 1390. Gower was a contemporary and friend of Geoffrey C...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1439–1450
A highly decorated French Book of Hours, commissioned by Jean d’Orléans (d. 1471), Count of Dunois. Among the bo...
Manuscript Created date: Before 1449
This manuscript contains the first book of Herodotus’ Histories. It is written on paper and dates from some time before ...
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: 2nd half of the 15th century
This manuscript is a typical example of a medical miscellany. It consists of a range of treatises on physiology and prog...