It’s hard to believe the year is nearly over — and we’re a bit sad to be leaving behind the fabulous characters in the calendar of Add MS As always, if you’d like to know more about the whole manuscript, see January’s.
Calendar pages for January, Additional MS ff. This shows the clear signs of "ruling" and "mise-en-page" in setting up layouts of the page. Copyright British Library, assumed to be available for educational and research purpose
The Song of Queen Guenevere. Illuminated manuscript by Alberto Francis Sangorski, ca. This is one of 8 illuminations taken from the historical poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Extracts from Idylls of the Kings" (Tennyson's version of the Arthurian legend).