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Jean Fouquet, Siege of Avignon, Death of Louis VIII, Coronation of Louis IX, from the Grandes Chroniques de France, c.1455-60 (source).

Jean Fouquet - Siege of Avignon, Death of Louis VIII, Coronation of Louis IX - Grandes Chroniques de France -

Liber Floridus approx. 1100 CE by Lambert, Canon of St. Omer, in the NE Flanders region

'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), Medieval encyclopædia produced 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

This elegantly calligraphed and illuminated codex contains a prayer (wird) entitled Miftāḥ al-najāḥ attributed to ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, the fourth caliph of Islam. The manuscript was executed by Shaykh Kamāl ibn ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq al-Sabzawārī in Astarabad (present-day Gorgan, Iran) in 941 AH / 1534 CE.  See this manuscript page by page at the Walters Art Museum website: art.thewalters.org/viewwoa.aspx?id=936

The naskh-script panels are flanked by illuminated medallions with a gold outline. The gold thuluth-script lines are set apart by outlines resembling clouds by Shaykh Kamāl ibn ‘Abd al-Ḥaqq al-Sabzawārī

Tower of London and shipping, with Charles, Duke of Orleans seated in the Tower writing, from Poems of Charles Duke of Orleans, c.1500 (vellum) ...  Image ID: BL 3038 ... Royal Ms 16 F II, f.73

Medieval illuminated painting of The Tower on the Thames - London - - London Bridge in the background

Miniature of clerics at a lectern, with noted book, singing (Psalm 97); with border design, initials.

Miniature of clerics at a lectern, with noted book, singing (Psalm with border design, initials. Alternate Source Title: Wingfield Hours and Psalter

Lancelot-Graal. 1° L'Histoire du Saint Graal, de « ROBERT » [DE BORRON]. Auteur : Maître des cleres femmes (13..-14..). Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1301-1400 Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Français Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b8492079j

Lancelot-Graal. 1° L'Histoire du Saint Graal, de « ROBERT » [DE BORRON]. Auteur : Maître des cleres femmes (13..-14..). Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1301-1400 Type : manuscrit Langue : Français Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b8492079j

Book of Hours, MS G.50 fol. 72r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Louis IX -La huitième croisade (1270)

Louis IX -La huitième croisade (1270)

Lumière du Moyen Age

Medieval tapestry--these tapestries were used to cover drafty castle walls by nobility and royalty.

Bibliothèque nationale de France,  Français 5607, detail of f. 1r. Cronique des haulx et nobles princes du… pays de Clèves. 15th century.    Beatrix of Cleves stares out the window at Helyas, the Swan Knight.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 5607, detail of f. 1r. Cronique des haulx et nobles princes du… pays de Clèves. 15th century. Beatrix of Cleves stares out the window at Helyas, the Swan Knight.