Illuminations

September 2016
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September 6, 2016

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Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of illuminated manuscripts that were custom-made for kings, and explores the medieval world they reveal. In this episode, the story of the British Library's Royal Manuscripts collection reaches its end with the last great flowering of illumination, in the magnificent courts of the Tudo...
August 2016
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August 30, 2016

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Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of medieval illuminated manuscripts and shows how they gave power to the king and united the kingdom in an age of plague, warfare and rebellion. She discovers that Edward III used the manuscripts he read as a boy to prepare him for his great victory at the battle of Crecy and reveals h...
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The Private Lives of Medieval Kings

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Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of illuminated manuscripts that were custom-made for kings and explores the medieval world they reveal. She begins her journey with the first Anglo-Saxon rulers to create a united England, encountering books in the British Library's Royal manuscripts collection which are over a thousan...
January 2013

3. Libraries Gave Us Power

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Dr Janina Ramirez explores the illuminated scripts of the courts of the Tudors.(R)

2. What a King Should Know

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How medieval illuminated manuscripts gave power to the king and united the kingdom.(R)

1. Ruling by the Book

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A look at illuminated manuscripts of the Anglo-Saxon rulers who created a united England.(R)
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