Book of Kells the famous 9th century illuminated manuscript of the gospels written by monks. It is in the Trinity College Library that was built in 1712. It is one of eight buildings on the 40-acre site that collectively hold over 4 million books - one copy of every Irish or British book published since 1801.
A medieval view of Britain, one of four surviving maps by Matthew Paris, historian and cartographer at St Albans Abbey, [London, British Library, MS Cotton Claudius D VI, f. 12v]. It once belonged to a manuscript of the Abbreviatio Chronicorum of Matthew Paris, dating from the 1250s. Other maps of Britain by Matthew Paris in two other St Albans' manuscripts held at the British Library, Royal MS 14 C VII and Cotton MS Julius D VII, and in another at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (MS 16).