Beautiful medieval manuscripts

The Book of Durrow

From bibles and prayer books to bestiaries and herbals, medieval manuscripts demonstrate extraordinary diversity in subject matter and decoration. The term ‘medieval manuscript’ refers to books that were made in Europe between the fifth and fifteenth centuries. These were produced by hand and were typically written on either vellum (the skin of a cow) or […]

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Documentary: The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

What were The Canterbury Tales actually about, and why were they so popular in the Middle Ages? In this short documentary (the first I have made)! I answer these questions and tell the stories of Chaucer’s pilgrims.

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