Evangelia IV. Glosata.

Tucked away in one of the locked bays in the Wren Library is Trin MS B.5.3, a huge and "exceptionally splendid"* 13th century manuscript produced at the Benedictine abbey in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. The St. Albans scriptorium was a hub of illuminated manuscript production, perhaps best known for the St. Albans Psalter and for Matthew Paris, a monk, …

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Labours of the Month: February

After the feasting and relaxing by the fire in January and another cold, dark month stretching before us, February may call for more indoor pursuits. Indeed, in one common scheme for the labours of the months, February's labour is to sit by the fire, as the gentleman in B.11.4 is doing above. On the manuscript page below, the …

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