These images come from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced some 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

These images come from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced some 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

The Stuttgart Psalter, which may have been produced in Saint Germain?, France, is the earliest surviving psalter with a full set of illustrations—316 in all.  Circa 820 – 830

The Stuttgart Psalter, which may have been produced in Saint Germain?, France, is the earliest surviving psalter with a full set of in all.

folio from the Macclesfield Psalter. 1330. illuminated manuscript. East Anglia, UK.

Folio from the Macclesfield Psalter ~ 1330 ~ illuminated manuscript ~ East Anglia, UK ~ Illustrated medieval prayer book

Late medieval Book of Hours (Flanders Book of Hours, circa 1470)

Scene from a past life: Late medieval Book of Hours (Flanders Book of Hours, circa

Sacramentarium gelasianum [Sacramentaire gélasien, dit de Gellone (Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert)]. Date d'édition : 780-800 Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Latin

Sacramentarium gelasianum [Sacramentaire gélasien, dit de Gellone (Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert)]. Date d'édition : 780-800 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin

Medieval manuscript about mandrake root                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Der Gart der Gesundheit von Gart's health, one of the first printed books on herbs and probably the most influential. Figure of mandrake (Mandragora).

244:3, Leaf from choir-book with initial S in red pen-work on green and blue ground depicting a dragon. Netherland. late 12th century, © V&A Museum.

Leaf from choir-book with initial S in red pen-work on green and blue ground depicting a dragon.

Eagle Herbal, Herbis Sloane, Herbal Lombardy, Codex Sloane, 1440 British, 4016 British, Sloane 4016, Library Sloane, Illuminatedmanuscripts Record

Eagle Herbal, Herbis Sloane, Herbal Lombardy, Codex Sloane, 1440 British, 4016 British, Sloane 4016, Library Sloane, Illuminatedmanuscripts Record

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