Category Archives: Manuscripts

Two Knights Playing Backgammon

From the Manesse Manuscript, early 1300s.


Trattato di architettura

From the notebook of Francesco di Giorgio Martini, c. 1470.

Bulla Aurea

The Bulla Aurea (Golden Bull) was a constitutional decree issued by the Reichstag assembly of 1356. This is the first folio of the manuscript King Wenceslaus commissioned around 1400.

A Letter from 1660

Just an old letter, written from one Josiah Heath to Robert Clayton, then Scrivener of London, in 1660. You can read the details here, if you want.