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Reliquias de Santo Toribio

Reliquias de Santo Toribio

Calendar page from the month of May, with miniatures of a couple taking a bath and a bird holding a fish; from a book of hours (the 'Maastricht Hours'), the Netherlands (Liège), 1st quarter of the 14th century, Stowe MS 17, f. 7r.

Calendar page from the month of May, with miniatures of a couple taking a bath and a bird holding a fish; from a book of hours (the 'Maastricht Hours'), the Netherlands (Liège), quarter of the century, Stowe MS f.

Herr Reinmar von Zweter, a 13th-century Minnesinger, was depicted with his noble arms in Codex Manesse.

Herr Reinmar von Zweter, a Minnesinger, was depicted with his noble arms in Codex Manesse.

Maître François -  3 morts 3 vifs - livre d' heures  1460 - 80The Wharncliffe Hours, c. 1475-1480. Illuminator: Maître François. scribe: Jean Dubrueil. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Ms Felton 1072-3, f. 78v

Arte europeo apocalíptico

'Office of the Dead: The Three Quick and the Three Dead (c. Manuscrito iluminado, datado entre 1460 y obra de Maître François.

Santo Toribio de Liebana Monastery in Cantabria, Spain. http://thecompletepilgrim.com/santo-toribio-de-liebana-monastery/

One of the largest fragments of the True Cross of Jesus is at Santo Toribio de Liébana in Spain.

Anne Boleyn's Psalter (prayer book) of between 1529 - 1532. It is written in her preferred language of French. The left page has a shield showing she is the daughter of Rochford (the black lion was her father's symbol, the lozenge shape indicates a female in heraldry). The letters have never been properly deciphered - it is thought they held a special meaning, now lost, for Anne and King Henry VIII.

Anne Boleyn’s Psalter (prayer book) ~ The language of the text is French and on the shield depicted on the left page is her father’s symbol; the Rochford badge of the black lion.

Princess Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VII, Sister of Henry VIII

Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII (sister of Henry VIII), from a manuscript depicting Mary and her first husband, Louis XII of France.

A Verger's Dream: Saints Cosmas and Damian Performing a Miraculous Cure by Transplantation of a Leg // ca. 1495 // Master of Los Balbases // World Digital Library

Master of Los Balbases (attrib. Cosmas & Damian painlessly amputate the ulcerated leg of a Christian verger, substituting the undiseased leg of a dead Moor.

"A courtly summer banquet"  Abu Khasim, Observations sur la nature et les proprietes des aliments (Milan or Pavia, 1390).  Paris, Bibliotheque nationale Ms. n.a.l. 1673, fol. 65v

Notice the nicely decorated table cloth! "A courtly summer banquet" Abu Khasim, Observations sur la nature et les proprietes des aliments (Milan or Pavia, Paris, Bibliotheque nationale Ms.

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