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A knight with a drawn sword; Harley 3469 f. 7, The British Library
The Bedford Book of Hours is an outstanding work of late medieval manuscript art. It was produced for the wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, to Anne of Burgundy on 13 May 1423. This page shows an illustration of the building of Noah's Ark. Books of hours were popular medieval texts that included prayers, psalms and often beautiful illustrations.
British Library, Harley 4431, f. 108v (‘Detail of a miniature of Hercules slaying Cerberus, and Theseus and Pirithous battling demons&...
A page from a thirteenth-century German Pentateuch ('the Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch') includes a Star of David, symbol of Judaism, at the start of Deuteronomy; (Additional 15282 f.238). (British Library)