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Commentary on the Apocalypse (Commentaria In Apocalypsin) was written in Spain by Beatus of Liébana in the 8th century. There are about thirty extant copies of the commentary in illuminated manuscript format, the earliest being from the 9th century. One of the later versions is the Rylands Beatus from the 12th century,

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Medieval Cats: A Procession of Cats. Bodleian Library, Oxford From a mid-13th century manuscript.

Miniature of a whale and a sailing boat, from a Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis, England (Salisbury?). Second quarter of the 13th century, British Library, Harley MS 4751, f. 69

En cuisine... Jean Poyet (1483-1503), Hours of Henry VIII, v. 1500, Pierpont Morgan Library

Reynard the Fox wearing Bishop's mitre,peaching to birds-falcons chickens, geese stork and swan. France 13-14th cent. Brit Lib.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 22545, f. 192v (Fortune’s wheel). Guillaume de Machaut, A True Story (Le voir dit). Paris, end of the 14th century.

Seven-headed beast trampling saint. France c.1325-50.