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Medieval Manuscripts 12h
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And here's a link to the manuscripts loaned by to , including the Northern French Miscellany and the Rochester Bestiary
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Just saying ... The Smithfield Decretals (Royal MS 10 E IV, f. 49v)
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If you're in LA today, you should really go see the final day of Book of Beasts We're proud to have loaned 6 manuscripts to this great show, don't miss it!
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Medieval Manuscripts 19h
How much do you know about the early legends of King Arthur?
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So, it's official. The majority of you think that the Canterbury Tales is the best poem from medieval England, even better than Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. *controversial* Read more about the poem here:
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 18
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D is for ... Donkey Harley MS 4751, f. 25r
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 18
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C is for ... Camel Harley MS 3244, f. 47v
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 18
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B is for ... Basilisk (with bonus weasel) Royal MS 12 C XIX, f. 63r
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 18
An A-Z of the bestiary 🦁🦄🐘🦉🐉🐪 Okay, let's do this (we'll need your help). A is for ... Ant Harley MS 4751, f. 32r
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 18
Medieval beasties! It's time to explore the medieval bestiary
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 18
There are 3 hours left to cast your vote! Beowulf and the Canterbury Tales are neck-and-neck, while Gawain is close behind. Which is the best?
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Ennius Aug 17
Noah and his family in the ark (appears between Pearl and Cleanness). Cotton MS Nero A X/2;; 1375-1424; Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; England NW; f.60r
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Robert Miller Aug 17
Tempting. Add MS 18851 f. 71r
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Melibeus Aug 17
Praying nuns Cotton Domitian A XVII f. 74v
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 17
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 17
Cow do you do? Harley MS 4751, f. 23r
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 17
So, Pearl may not be your favourite medieval poem ... But that manuscript, the handwriting, those illustrations ... It's certainly one of the most fascinating, a real (and literal) labour of love.
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 17
Did someone say snails are cute? But when there's something strange, in your neighbourhood, who ya gonna call?!
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