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  • Bible of William of Devon

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1275–1300

    Made in England around the middle of the 13th century, this grand illustrated manuscript includes the entire Bible in on...

  • Illustration of the Mint

    Book, Illustration, Image

    This hand-coloured etching and aquatint of the Mint shows the labour intensive process of hand-pressing coins. Steam-pow...

  • Jean Duchesne, Les commentaires de César

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1480

    De Bello Gallico (On the Gallic Wars) and De Bellum Civilii (On the Civil War) are two Latin commentaries written by the...

  • John Lydgate, Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1461–75

    This miniature from The Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund details the moment a child is knocked off London Bridge by p...

  • Luttrell Psalter

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: c. 1325–40

    This celebrated manuscript was commissioned by a wealthy landowner, Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, in the first half of the 14th...

  • Mattheus Platearius, Circa instans

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 14th century

    Mattheus Platearius (active during the 12th century) was a physician from the medical school of Salerno, near Naples in...