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  • 16th-century Book of Hours

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1500

    The character of Death was regularly personified within medieval culture, and the message was usually clear: death would...

  • De Lisle Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1308–40

    Taken from the De Lisle Psalter, this illustration tells the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which th...

  • Dunois Hours

    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...

  • French 15th-century Book of Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1400–1410

    A French Book of Hours, produced in Paris in the early 15th century. Books of hours were the most popular books for la...

  • Hours of the Umfray Family

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1420

    Books of Hours were often made to order by professional scribes and illuminators in Paris in the 14th and 15th century....

  • Mortuary roll of Lucy of Hedingham

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1230

    Made between 1225 and 1230, this manuscript is believed to be the earliest illustrated English mortuary roll. It was cre...

  • St Omer Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1330

    The Last Judgement was believed to be the moment at the end of time when souls would leave Purgatory and be transferred...