Ramsey Abbey Manuscript Photos

The Manuscripts shown on this page were all owned by Ramsey Abbey and would have been a part of their huge Library collection. The Library, from when the Abbey was first founded until it was finally dissolved in 1539, would have contained thousands of Manuscripts on every conceivable subject. To view a larger photo of each page click on the appropriate image.


Ramsey Abbey Higden World Map 1350

Ramsey Abbey Higden World Map, Ca 1350

Ramsey Abbey Historiated Initial with St Isadore

Ramsey Abbey Decorated Initial

Byrhtferth’s Diagram, In A Scientific Textbook

Illuminated Initial, In A Composite Volume Of Texts, Many Relating To Monastic Life f.5r

Ownership Inscription And List Of Contents, In A Volume Of Works By St. Augustine, St. John Of Damascus, And Others

Illuminated Initial, In A Composite Volume Of Texts, Many Relating To Monastic Life f.36r

Marginal Diagram Of A Human Body, In A Volume Of Works By St. Augustine, St. John Of Damascus, And Others

Ownership Inscription And Decorated Initial, In A Commentary On The Psalms

A King, And Illuminated Borders, In Ranulph Higden’s ‘Polychronicon’

Decorated Beatus Initial, In A Commentary On The Psalms