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BL, Smithfield Decretals, 14th c.

BL, Smithfield Decretals, c.

Detail from the Genealogical chronicle of the English Kings Date:	Last quarter of the 13th century A man on stilts playing a pipe with an animal-head.  Origin:	England

Royal 14 B V Membrane 1 Man on stilts. I used to LOVE walking on stilts. The don't have to be that high to feel high. Probably just being off the ground would do it. But playing an instrument at the same time?

Late eleventh/early twelfth century  manuscript which has been bound together with a number of later fragments. Read more about it here on the British Library website. Image source: British Library MS Harley 4961. Image declared as public domain on the British Library website.

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a juggler! It is from a late eleventh/early twelfth century manuscript which has been bound together with a number of later fragments. Read more about it here on the British Library website.

The Queen Mary Psalter 1310-1320 Royal MS 2 B VII  Folio 167v

The Queen Mary Psalter 1310-1320 Royal MS 2 B VII Folio 167v

Royal MS 10 E IV Date c 1300-c 1340 Title Decretals of Gregory IX with gloss of Bernard of Parma (the 'Smithfield Decretals') Detail Folio 94v

Royal MS 10 E IV Date c 1340 Title Decretals of Gregory IX with gloss of Bernard of Parma (the 'Smithfield Decretals') Detail Folio

MS. Bodl. 264 The Romance of Alexander in French verse 1338-44; with two sections added in England c. 1400 Folio 3r

264 The Romance of Alexander in French verse with two sections added in England c.

The Queen Mary Psalter 1310-1320 Royal MS 2 B VII  Folio 164r

The Queen Mary Psalter 1310-1320 Royal MS 2 B VII Folio 164r

Guillaume de Machaut, Poésies: Jugement du roi de Bohème, dit Jugement du roi de Behaigne (1-22v), Remède de Fortune (23-58v), Dit de l'Alérion (59-92v), Dit du Verger (93-102v), Dit du Lion (103-120v), Louange des Dames (120v-148v), Lais, motets, ballades, rondeaux et virelais (148v-225). Auteur : Guillaume de Machaut. Auteur du texte Date d'édition : XIVe s. (ca. 1350-1355)

Guillaume de Machaut, Poésies: Jugement du roi de Bohème, dit Jugement du roi de Behaigne (1-22v), Remède de Fortune (23-58v), Dit de l'Alérion (59-92v), Dit du Verger (93-102v), Dit du Lion (103-120v), Louange des Dames (120v-148v), Lais, motets, ballades, rondeaux et virelais (148v-225). Auteur : Guillaume de Machaut. Auteur du texte Date d'édition : XIVe s. (ca. 1350-1355)

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