Medieval July

1st July is my birthday.  So, to celebrate my birthday, below are images for July from Medieval England.

Psalter (the 'Shaftesbury Psalter')Calendar page for July from Shaftesbury Psalter (England, 2nd quarter of the 12th century), shelfmark Lansdowne 383 f.6, © British Library Board.

Psalter (the 'Shaftesbury Psalter')Close up of Calendar page for July from Shaftesbury Psalter (England, 2nd quarter of the 12th century), shelfmark Lansdowne 383 f.6, © British Library Board.

Folding almanac Egerton 2724 Miniature of July with a man with a scythe from Folding almanac (England, 1st half of the 15th centur), shelfmark Egerton 2724, © British Library Board.

Psalter (the 'Shaftesbury Psalter')Miniature of Cancer from Shaftesbury Psalter (England, 2nd quarter of the 12th century), shelfmark Lansdowne 383 f.5v, © British Library Board.

Arundel  60 Psalter Detail of Cancer from Psalter (England, 3rd quarter of the 11th century, probably after 1073), shelfmark Arundel 60 f.4v, © British Library Board.

Egerton 3088 Treatises on the Compotus Miniature of Aries (the ram), Gemini (the twins), Taurus (the bull), and Cancer (the crab) from Treatises on the Compotus (England, c1244), shelfmark Egerton 3088 f.16v,
© British Library Board.

Royal 2 B VII f.77 Cancer Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter') Detail of a miniature of two men in a boat pulling in a crab from the sea (for the zodiac sign Cancer) from The Queen Mary Psalter (England, c1244),
shelfmark Royal 2 B VII f.77, © British Library Board.

Royal 2 A XXII   f. 7v Cancer ('The Westminster Psalter') Calendar page with a medallion of Cancer from Westminster Psalter (England, c1200), shelfmark Royal 2 A XXII f.7v, © British Library Board.

Yates Thompson 13 f.3v Book of Hours, Use of Sarum ('The Taymouth Hours') Calendar page with a medallion of Cancer from Book of Hours, Use of Sarum (‘The Taymouth Hours’) (England, 2nd quarter of the 14th century),
shelfmark Yates Thompson 13 f.3v, © British Library Board.

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2 Responses to Medieval July

  1. Pauleen says:

    Happy Birthday Kate! Hope you are having fun. Beautiful pictures

  2. The Narrator says:

    Thanks Pauleen, I had a lovely day

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