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Leonor de Aquitania. Pinturas de Radegonde de Chinon.

In the Footsteps of Eleanor of Aquitaine: Chapelle Sainte-Radegonde de Chinon

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​These Medieval Insects Might Give You The Creepy Crawlies

Medieval Hunting Dogs, Stained Glass Window Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Neil…

Medieval Hunting Dogs, Stained Glass Window Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Neil Holmes

Hounds, most likely greyhounds, in stained glass window

Bibliothèque de Bordeaux, ms. 1130, f. 147. Qazwînî, Adjâ’ib al-makhlûqât wa gharâ’ib al mawdjûdât (Marvels of Creatures and the Strange Things Existing). 13th century

Qazwînî, Adjâ’ib al-makhlûqât wa gharâ’ib al mawdjûdât (Marvels of Creatures and the Strange Things Existing).

Detail of a miniature of dog-like gold-digging ants attacking a group of men who have come to steal their gold, from the Queen Mary Psalter, England, 1310 – 1320, Royal MS 2 B VII, f. 96r

Detail of a miniature of dog-like gold-digging ants attacking a group of men who have come to steal their gold, from the Queen Mary Psalter, England, 1310 – Royal MS 2 B VII, f.

School:Flemish.Initial "D" shows Joan of Arc in armour holding a flag showing Godfather and two angels.   Gothic Manuscript,15th  Archives Nationales,Paris

Initial "D" shows Joan of Arc in armour holding a flag showing Godfather and two angels.

San miguel arcángel

San miguel arcángel

lion with the cubsBestiary, England ca. 1200-1210. British Library, Royal 12 C XIX, fol. 6r

lion with the cubs Bestiary, England ca. British Library, Royal 12 C XIX, fol.

""""Trevelyon, 1608""""

""""Trevelyon, 1608""""

From a medieval manuscript. Dog with cat bagpipe.

From a medieval manuscript. Dog with cat bagpipe.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin 266 f.4. Bible, Évangiles de Lothaire (between 849 and 851)

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin 266 f.4. Bible, Évangiles de Lothaire (between 849 and 851)

Dog playing a cat bagpipe? From the Funeral of Renard the Fox.

HT to Sarah Peverly for pointing this one out. The Ark

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

«El leopardo» del Bestiario de Rochester (siglo XIII).

There is also a beast which is master of the ant, it is the Ant Lion; it lairs in the dust, and does the ant great outrage ~ The Bestiary of Phillip de Thaun

Johann Jakob Wick - Nine noble Spaniard hanged in the Netherlands (1567).  > Wickiana.

"Blessed is the tree that gives such noble fruit". Johann Jakob Wick - Nine noble Spaniard hanged in the Netherlands

Bestiary, MS M.459 fol. 8r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

- Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum