Strange creatures in the Archives

Strange creatures represented in medieval manuscripts are not uncommon. They can be seen mostly in the margins of many early European illuminated manuscripts and early books dedicated to animals are generally known as bestiaries.  Some of our own manuscripts at ...

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Conservator’s eye view: scripts

My last blog ended thus…’with the parchment, ink and quill ready, the scribe could start work on the text.’ Anyone who has seen early manuscripts will perhaps understand the bewildering number and diversity of different styles of script there are, ...

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The Queen's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.