The Alphonso Psalter, c 1284-1316, England (Anglo-French) (British Library, Add MS 24686 f. 12r)

The Alphonso Psalter - folio A Stag fighting a magnificent winged Dragon - on the back of another Dragon! Sometimes known as the Tenison Psalter. Origin is likely Westminster or London, England - Dated to Add MS 24686

Gorleston Psalter BLL_Add49622_f185v_d In the lower marginalia of f. 185v a knight, his weapon relaxed on his shoulder, grabs the tentacles of the (dextral) snail sitting on the branch in front of him. One may expect a retraction…; perhaps the snail surrendered?

Gorleston Psalter In the lower marginalia of f. a knight, his weapon relaxed on his shoulder, grabs the tentacles of the (dextral) snail sitting on the branch in front of him. One may expect a retraction…; perhaps the snail surrendered?

A man catching bees in a bag.  British Library, Stowe MS 17, Folio 148r  (how crazy was that?)

A man catching bees in a bag. British Library, Stowe MS Folio (how crazy was that?

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Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin two initials from f. France, surreal letter creation medieval manuscript art painting initial letters from people and birds

The Morgan Library and Museum, MS M.917, detail of p. 245. Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Illuminated by the Master of Catherine of Cleves. The Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440.

The Morgan Library and Museum, MS detail of p. Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Illuminated by the Master of Catherine of Cleves. The Netherlands, Utrecht, ca.

The Adventures of Medieval Killer Bunny: A Musical Vacation

It’s Xmas time! Christmas songs and carols everywhere! In this newest instalment of The Adventures of Medieval Killer Bunny we are going to look at what the medieval bunnies are planning for…

Melusine making music book of hours, France 15th century Beinecke Rare Book and…

Melusine making music book of hours, France century Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS fol.

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