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The British Library, Cocharelli, Cuttings from a Latin prose treatise on the Seven Vices, fol.14r

The British Library, Cocharelli, Cuttings from a Latin prose treatise on the Seven Vices, A tavern illustrating Gluttony with men drinking, and below a cellarer passing up a drink.

British Library, Royal 14 E V, detail of f. 291 (Fortune appearing to Boccaccio). Giovanni Boccaccio, De casibus virorum illustrium in the French translation ((Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes) by Laurent de Premierfait. Netherlands, c. 1479-1480.

British Library, Royal 14 E V, detail of f. 291 (Fortune appearing to Boccaccio). Giovanni Boccaccio, De casibus virorum illustrium in the French translation ((Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes) by Laurent de Premierfait. Netherlands, c.

Tanaquil, De mulieribus claris (British Library, Royal 20 C V, fol. 75), beginning of the 15th century

Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil at her loom, while women spin and card wool. From Boccaccio, Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation c. British Library MS Royal 20 C V f.

The Bedford Book of Hours is an outstanding work of late medieval manuscript art. It was produced for the wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, to Anne of Burgundy on 13 May 1423. This page shows an illustration of the building of Noah's Ark. Books of hours were popular medieval texts that included prayers, psalms and often beautiful illustrations.

The Bedford Book of Hours is a late medieval manuscript art. It was produced for the wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, to Anne of Burgundy on 13 May This page shows an illustration of the building of Noah's Ark.