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Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Detail of an allegorical miniature of a bush of the Tudor rose incorporating a Latin poem celebrating the House of Tudor, with a scroll reading 'Salve, radix varios producens germine ramos, / Quos inter ramus s... More

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Detail from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, and a partial border, and in the upper margin, the signature of 'William Howarde 1579'. Image taken from f. 1 of Historia ecclesiasti... More

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, in the upper margin the signature of 'William Howarde 1579', in the right margin an ink drawing of a lion rampant, and in the lower margin the i... More

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border in colours and gold with a large historiated initial 'D'(ominus) with Pope Gregory the Great, putti, Jerome and another Church father, and the arms of Ferdinand I of Aragon, king ... More

Arms of Roscarrock of Cornwall from BL Harley 2965, f. 37v

Arms of Roscarrock of Cornwall from BL Harley 2965, f. 37v

Text page with added stamp of Roscarrock of Cornwall arms. Image taken from f. 37v of Extracts from the Gospels and prayers ('The Book of Nunnaminster'). Written in Latin, with English. The "BL Harley Manuscri... More

Heraldry from BL Stowe 54, f. 1v

Heraldry from BL Stowe 54, f. 1v

Coat of arms of D'Esgreville supported by two wild men. Image taken from f. 1v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Heraclius from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 16

Heraclius from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 16

Miniature of emperor Heraclius carrying the True Cross, at a gate of Jerusalem, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner and on a shield surmounted by a crowned helm and encircled by ... More

'Charles Fradet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27v

'Charles Fradet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27v

Arms of 'Charles Fradet', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 27v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table R... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 68

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 68

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 68 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

'Pierre Sarde' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25

'Pierre Sarde' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25

Arms of Pierre Sarde, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 25 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde ... More

'Guenimbeau Perreau' from BL Harley 5301, f. 26v

'Guenimbeau Perreau' from BL Harley 5301, f. 26v

Arms of 'Guenimbeau Perreau', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 26v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Court of Love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Court of Love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Miniature of a lady Jeunesse presenting the author to lord Bel Accueil and lady Plaisance and their court, with a full border with two mottos, 'La plus eure' and 'Dieu et mon droit', the arms of Edward the Conf... More

Entry into Jerusalem from BL Royal 19 B VI, f. 1

Entry into Jerusalem from BL Royal 19 B VI, f. 1

Miniature of the Entry into Jerusalem with a full border with the arms of the order of Saint John of Jerusalem and of Montmirail and the motto: 'Domine in te confido'. Image taken from f. 1 of Saint mistere de... More

Charity and Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 250

Charity and Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 250

Miniature of the author, Jean de Courcy, conducted to a garden by Charity; with a full border containing the arms of Edward IV and four lozenges with a white rose of the York family, and the Yorkist badge 'Dieu... More

Crucifixion from BL Harley 6561, f. 3

Crucifixion from BL Harley 6561, f. 3

Miniature of the Crucifixion in an architectural border with sculptures of Peter and Paul, the arms of Anne Boleyn, and subsidiary medallions of the four evangelists (damaged). Image taken from f. 3 of Readings... More

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 88

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 88

Miniature, prefacing Book II, arranged in three registers: 'Octovien' (Augustus) holding court; Fulvius Flaccus at the siege of Capua; the capture of Capua. Arms of Philippe de Comines (quartered with that of ... More

'Jehan Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25v

'Jehan Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 25v

Arms of Jean Pichonnet, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 25v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ron... More

'Anthoine Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23

'Anthoine Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23

Arms of 'Anthoine Chambellan', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 23 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Ship with armed men from BL Eg 2709, f. 2

Ship with armed men from BL Eg 2709, f. 2

Detail of a miniature of a ship crowded with armed men; the flags at the masthead and at the prow and stern, as well as two of the shields, bear the arms of La Sale; the arms of Béthencourt do not appear, but t... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 16v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 16v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Section on the boar, the greyhound, the dragon and the bull. Image taken from f. 16v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Batt... More

Author from BL YT 32, f. 1v - Public domain medieval manuscript

Author from BL YT 32, f. 1v - Public domain medieval manuscript

Miniature of the author of the chronicle, standing behind a brown scroll on which is inscribed the title of the work, in gold letters; behind him, to the left, two lions support the old arms of Burgundy, with s... More

Heraldic arms from BL Eg 640, f. 2

Heraldic arms from BL Eg 640, f. 2

Miniature of heraldic arms. Image taken from f. 2 of The Pedigree and arms of the family of Las Casas. Written in Spanish. The Egerton Manuscript Collection is named after its founder, Sir Thomas Egerton (1540... More

'Vincent de Vielbourg' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21v

'Vincent de Vielbourg' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21v

Arms of 'Vincent de Vielbourg', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 21v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la T... More

Charles the Bold from BL Royal 17 E V, f. 7

Charles the Bold from BL Royal 17 E V, f. 7

Miniature of Charles the Bold enthroned and surrounded by his court receiving the book from Vasco da Lucena, with a full border containing Charles's motto 'oublier ne puis' and the arms of Thomas Thwaytes, at t... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 66 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

'Bernardin Bochetel' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23v

'Bernardin Bochetel' from BL Harley 5301, f. 23v

Arms of 'Bernardin Bochetel', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 23v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Jehan Froissart from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Jehan Froissart from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Detail of a miniature of Jehan Froissart kneeling before the count of Foix, with a servant holding a book, and a court gathered in a room decorated with tapestries, with the arms of Béarn suspended above, at th... More

English ships from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 103v

English ships from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 103v

Detail of a miniature of ships with the royal arms of England and George, led by Thomas, earl of Buckingham, holding a shield bearing his arms (the royal arms of England differentiated by a label of 5 point and... More

'Maistre Martin Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27

'Maistre Martin Chambellan' from BL Harley 5301, f. 27

Arms of 'Maistre Martin Chambellan', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 27 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de ... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 75

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 75

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 75 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 32v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 32v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 32v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Lout... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 71v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 71v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 71v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Genealogie from BL Eg 640, f. 50

Genealogie from BL Eg 640, f. 50

Genealogie. Image taken from f. 50 of The Pedigree and arms of the family of Las Casas. Written in Spanish. The Egerton Manuscript Collection is named after its founder, Sir Thomas Egerton (1540-1617), 1st Vis... More

'Jehan Pietre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20v

'Jehan Pietre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20v

Arms of 'Jehan Pietre', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 20v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ron... More

'Pierre fils de Fame' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19

'Pierre fils de Fame' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19

Arms of 'Pierre fils de Fame', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 19 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Arms of England from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 120

Arms of England from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 120

Detail of a miniature of an angel holding aloft the arms of England, from the right margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 120 of City of God (La cité de Dieu). Written in French. The BL Royal Manuscript Col... More

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Miniature of Caesar crossing the Rhine, with the arms of the Holy Roman emperor held by one of the soldiers, at the beginning of book 7. Image taken from f. 50 of Le miroir historial (a French translation of th... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 59v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 32v-33

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 32v-33

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from ff. 32v-33 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam ... More

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

Arms of Guillaume Rat, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 21 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 77

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 77

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 77 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 65

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 65

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 65 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

Detail of a miniature of the French army disembarking in Africa, led by the duke of Bourbon holding a shield bearing the royal arms of France, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 84v of Chroniques. Writt... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 70 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Cyrrus and Hyrcanian from BL Royal 16 G IX, f. 112

Cyrrus and Hyrcanian from BL Royal 16 G IX, f. 112

Miniature of the meeting of Cyrrus and Hyrcanian, with a partial border containing the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 112 of Cyropaedia (Cyropédie). Written in French. The BL Royal Manuscript Colle... More

Peasants' revolt from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 165v

Peasants' revolt from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 165v

Detail of a miniature of two armies with banners bearing the royal arms of England and George, with Jehan Balle and Waultre le Tieulier inscribed with their names. Image taken from f. 165v of Chroniques. Writte... More

Kostuumafbeelding in het album / van Bernardus Paludanus (1550-1633)

Kostuumafbeelding in het album / van Bernardus Paludanus (1550-1633)

Public domain document scan of Dutch manuscript page, Netherlands, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Thomas Wolsey from BL Harley 1197, f. 402

Thomas Wolsey from BL Harley 1197, f. 402

Arms of Thomas Wolsey, royal minister, archbishop of York, and cardinal. Image taken from f. 402 of An explication of the ten commandments (imperfect at the beginning) (ff. 1-8v), Lavynham's Little Treatise on ... More

Ship with armed men from BL Eg 2709, f. 2

Ship with armed men from BL Eg 2709, f. 2

Miniature of a ship crowded with armed men; the flags at the masthead and at the prow and stern, as well as two of the shields, bear the arms of La Sale; the arms of Béthencourt do not appear, but there is a se... More

Hugues de Puisac from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 28

Hugues de Puisac from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 28

Miniature of Hugues de Puisac with the king in a palace, and outside, plotting, while behind, traitors are hanged, with a partial border including the royal arms of England supported by a red dragon and a white... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 12v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 12v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Image taken from f. 12v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut (ff. 5-44),... More

'Estienne Houet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 22

'Estienne Houet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 22

Arms of 'Estienne Houet', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 22 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ro... More

Knight and Imagination from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 3

Knight and Imagination from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 3

Miniature of the knight kneeling and addressing Lady Imagination, with the city of Halle in the background, with a full trompe l'oeil border, including flowers, fruit, and the royal arms of England. Image taken... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 15v

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 15v

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Section on the lion. Image taken from f. 15v of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Ada... More

'Estienne de Valencienes' from BL Harley 5301, f. 22v

'Estienne de Valencienes' from BL Harley 5301, f. 22v

Arms of Etienne de Valenciennes, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. These arms have been crossed out and an inscription has been added i... More

'Jehan George' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19v

'Jehan George' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19v

Arms of Jean George, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 19v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde ... More

Heraldry and signatures from BL Arundel 59, f. 1

Heraldry and signatures from BL Arundel 59, f. 1

The arms of Thomas Wall, Windsor herald, in the right margin, the signature of Jo Starkey, in the upper margin, that of Sir Robert Cotton ('Robert Cotton Bruceaus') with the date 1610 in the lower margin. Image... More

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Caesar from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 50

Detail of a miniature of Caesar crossing the Rhine, with the arms of the Holy Roman emperor held by one of the soldiers, at the beginning of book 7. Image taken from f. 50 of Le miroir historial (a French trans... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 13

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 13

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut. Image taken from f. 13 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut (ff. 5-44), ... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 76v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 76v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 76v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 60v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 60v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 60v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Jean de Courcy and Nature from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 77

Jean de Courcy and Nature from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 77

Miniature of the author, Jean de Courcy, sleeping at a fountain with Nature as a young woman approaching, with a full border containing the arms of Edward VI and four lozenges with a white rose of the York fami... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 30

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 30

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 30 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutf... More

Arms of England from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Arms of England from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Detail of the arms of England, from the lower margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 3 of Le miroir historial (a French translation of the Speculum historiale) books 1-5. Written in French. The BL Royal Manu... More

Arms of Henry VII from BL Royal 19 B XVI, f. 1v

Arms of Henry VII from BL Royal 19 B XVI, f. 1v

Miniature of the royal arms of England of Henry VII supported by a white greyhound and a red dragon, and hung on a hawthorn bush, surmounted by a crown, with an inscription 'VIVE LE NOBLE ROY HENRY'. Image take... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 60

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 60

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 60 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Peace and Justice from BL Add 18196, f. 90

Peace and Justice from BL Add 18196, f. 90

Full-page miniature in colours and gold, of Peace and Justice kissing within a painted ornamental frame with the winged lion of Mark and the arms of the Priuli family of Venice. Image taken from Leaf from a Duc... More

Court of Love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Court of Love from BL Royal 16 F II, f. 1

Detail of a miniature of a lady Jeunesse presenting the author to lord Bel Accueil and lady Plaisance and their court, with a full border with two mottos, 'La plus eure' and 'Dieu et mon droit', the arms of Edw... More

'Pierre fils de Fame' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19

'Pierre fils de Fame' from BL Harley 5301, f. 19

Arms of 'Pierre fils de Fame', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 19 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Tab... More

Vincent of Beauvais from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Vincent of Beauvais from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Miniature of Vincent of Beauvais as a Dominican monk, sitting at a desk and writing his book, at the beginning of book 1, with a full border containing the Royal arms of England, with Edward IV's colours of red... More

Arms of England from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 120

Arms of England from BL Royal 17 F III, f. 120

Detail from the full border of the royal arms of England surmounted by a crowned helm with mantling in Edward's colours of red and blue and surrounded by the Garter, with two escutcheons bearing the royal arms... More

Wapen / van N.N. [van] Erp - Public domain medieval manuscript

Wapen / van N.N. [van] Erp - Public domain medieval manuscript

Public domain image of a coat of arms, genealogy, heraldry, aristocracy, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 28v-29

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, ff. 28v-29

Text pages with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from ff. 28v-29 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam... More

'Michel Canbre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28

'Michel Canbre' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28

Arms of 'Michel Canbre', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 28 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ron... More

The beginning of the dream from BL Harley 4425, f. 7

The beginning of the dream from BL Harley 4425, f. 7

Miniature of the Lover asleep; dressed; and approaching the Garden of Love, with in the lower border, the coat of arms of Engelbert II, count of Nassau and Vianden (d.1504). Image taken from f. 7 of Roman de la... More

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 161

Scenes from history from BL Harley 4374, f. 161

Miniature, prefacing Book III, arranged in three registers: Emilius Lepidus in battle whilst a child; Marcus Cato, as a child, witnessing Sulla's cruelties; Caius Cassius hits Sulla's son Faustus Sulla for defe... More

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Miniature of the royal arms of England with a crest of a lion, supported by a red dragon and a white greyhound, with a motto reading 'Dieu ets mon droit', and two Beaufort badges of portcullises, with a full bo... More

Afbeelding / in het album van Johann Alberts (1600-1680)

Afbeelding / in het album van Johann Alberts (1600-1680)

Public domain document scan of Dutch manuscript page, Netherlands, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Henry VII receiving the book from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 17

Henry VII receiving the book from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 17

Detail of a miniature of Henry VII sitting on a throne decorated with the royal arms of England and inscribed with the motto 'Dieu est mon droit', and receiving the book from the translator, Claude de Seyssel, ... More

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

French army disembarks in Africa from BL Royal 14 D VI, f. 84v

Detail of a miniature of the French army disembarking in Africa, led by the duke of Bourbon holding a shield bearing the royal arms of France, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 84v of Chroniques. Writt... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 66v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 66v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

'Guillaume Rat' from BL Harley 5301, f. 21

Arms of Guillaume Rat, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 21 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ronde... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 61

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 61

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 61 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 70v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 70v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VI, f. 16v

Detail of a miniature of the royal arms of England with a crest of a lion, supported by a red dragon and a white greyhound, with a motto reading 'Dieu ets mon droit', and two Beaufort badges of portcullises. Im... More

'Claude Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20

'Claude Pichonnet' from BL Harley 5301, f. 20

Arms of Claude Pichonnet, surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 20 of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table Ro... More

Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 1

Jean de Courcy from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 1

Miniature of Nature appearing to the author, Jean de Courcy, in a dream and showing him the lady Vaillance, at the beginning of book 1, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner held b... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 59

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 59 of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gold... More

'Pierre Gaultier' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28v

'Pierre Gaultier' from BL Harley 5301, f. 28v

Arms of 'Pierre Gaultier', surrounded by the collar of the order: the rosary with a gold pendant in the shape of the Virgin and Child. Image taken from f. 28v of Statuts et armoiries des chevaliers de la Table ... More

Jehan Froissart and count of Foix from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Jehan Froissart and count of Foix from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 8

Miniature of Jehan Froissart kneeling before the count of Foix, with a servant holding a book, and a court gathered in a room decorated with tapestries, with the arms of Béarn suspended above, with a full borde... More

Godefrey de Bouillon from BL Royal 17 F V, f. 3

Godefrey de Bouillon from BL Royal 17 F V, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of Godefrey de Bouillon in his palace, with a full border containing the added royal arms of England surmounted by a crown and surrounded by the Garter with the motto 'Hony soit qui mal y ... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 62v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 62v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 62v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 67v

Achievements from BL Harley 6199, f. 67v

Miniature of the achievements of arms of the first knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Image taken from f. 67v of Statuts de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or (index Statutes and Armorial of the Order of the Gol... More

Detail: Border from BL YT 24, f. 2

Detail: Border from BL YT 24, f. 2

Part of the full foliate border, at the beginning of the Pontifical of Guilelmus Durandus; heraldic arms of Boisratier. Image taken from f. 2 of Sidrak and Bokkus. Written in English. Henry Yates Thompson (183... More

Arms of France and England from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 1v-2

Arms of France and England from BL Royal 20 A IV, ff. 1v-2

Full-page miniature of the arms of France and England and a dedicatory letter addressed to Henry VIII. Image taken from ff. 1v-2 of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Ter... More

Jean de Courcy and the Virtues from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 194

Jean de Courcy and the Virtues from BL Royal 14 E II, f. 194

Miniature of the author, Jean de Courcy, accompanied by Virtues leaving the Forest of Temptation, with a full border containing the arms of Edward IV and three lozenges with a white rose of the York family, and... More

Vincent of Beauvais from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Vincent of Beauvais from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 3

Miniature of Vincent of Beauvais as a Dominican monk, sitting at a desk and writing his book, at the beginning of book 1, with a full border containing the Royal arms of England, with Edward IV's colours of red... More

Commission to Mocenigo from BL Add 20916, f. 14, f. 14

Commission to Mocenigo from BL Add 20916, f. 14, f. 14

Miniature of a doge presenting a member of the Mocenigo with a commission before a female personification of Venice, within a border of scroll-work with the arms of the Mocenigo family. Image taken from f. 14 o... More

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 24

Heraldry from BL Harley 6149, f. 24

Text page with heraldry from a heraldic treatise by Adam Loutfut; coats of arms. Image taken from f. 24 of Various heraldic treatises, including 'the Gaige of Battail' (ff. 1-5), heraldic treatise by Adam Loutf... More

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 3

Royal arms of England from BL Royal 19 C VIII, f. 3

Detail of the Royal arms of England, with a crown in the lower margin of the folio. Image taken from f. 3 of Imaginacion de vraye noblesse. Written in French. The BL Royal Manuscript Collection, also known as ... More

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