Detail of a miniature of a rabbit with a trumpet, from the border of a folio. England, S. (London?); from a manuscript in the British Library.

Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound Petrus Comestor, Historia scholastica ('Ashridge Petrus Comestor'), England ca. (British Library, Royal 3 D VI, fol.

Border in a medieval manuscript with a mermaid and merman. British Library Royal MS 10 E IV Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (t...

Border in a medieval manuscript with a mermaid and merman. British Library Royal MS 10 E IV Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria.

Marginal from the Luttrell Psalter, England, Diocese of Lincoln, ca.1325–35. Medieval Manuscripts, British Library | St. Louis Library Manuscripts, c6-24a

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This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.

Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, 14th century ~ British Library

Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales ~ British Library. ~one of my favorite authors. I would love to visit the British Library.

Prayer roll, MS G.39 fol. 11r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum (1500)

- Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum. England ca

The Adventure of Medieval Bunny, Part I: The Killer Bunny

The Adventure of Medieval Bunny, Part I: The Killer Bunny -rabbit knight riding his lion steed. "Miracles of Our Lady" of Gautier Coinci, century.

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts * Trouvée sans références*

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts that have a date with my art.

the Black Hours, one of a very few manuscripts on vellum that is dyed black.

xixdegrees: “ Black Hours, Bruges, c. 1470 This Book of Hours, referred to as the Black Hours, is one of a small handful of manuscripts written and illuminated on vellum that is stained or painted black. The black of its vellum—the very thing that.

How do you spice up the dull task of copying line after line of a medieval manuscript? Some monks added lighthearted touches to the marginalia of their manuscripts by doodling things like a knight battling a giant snail (from The Smithsfield Decretals, decretals of Gregory IX, Tolouse, c. 1300)

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

snailfight ‘The Smithfield Decretals’ (Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria), Tolouse ca. illuminations added in London ca. 1340 (British Library, Royal 10 E IV, fol.

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