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medieval imaginations:
literature and visual culture in the middle ages



timeline:: 15th century

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Major works of literature Visual Culture Dates Images
1412, Thomas Hoccleve: Regiment of Princes Alabaster Panel 1400 301
c.1410, Nicholas Love, Mirour of the Blessed Life of Jesu Christ
1415-40 Charles d'Orleans prisoner in England
Roof, St Agnes, Cawston, Norfolk 15th C 575
1415, Thomas à Kempis: Imitation of Christ 'Seven Sacrament' font, St John, Badingham, Suffolk 15th C 308, 309, 348
1421: Chester Corpus Christi Play first mentioned
1427: Newcastle Corpus Christi Play first mentioned
French Manuscript 15th C 381
Oxford stained glass 15th C 407
John Lydgate
c. 1422, Siege of Thebes
c. 1431-8, Troy Book, Fall of Princes
Wall Paintings and Roof, St Mary's Church, Pickering, North Yorks 15th C 349, 350, 486, 487, 488
Swansea Altarpiece 15th C 120
1420-c.1500 The Paston Letters Alabaster Panel 15th C 406
Ascension Panel 15th C 119
Rood Screen, Great Barton Church,Suffolk 15th C 113
Panel, Passion of Christ Altarpiece early 15th C 302
1436-38 Margery Kempe: Book of Margery Kemp Bedford Hours 1414-23 395, 490, 492, 558, 559, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 565
Miniature by Boucicaut Master 1415 292
Hours of Elizabeth the Queen 1420-50 200, 201, 494, 594
French Book of Hours 1425-50 417, 587, 589
Single-leaf Paper Woodcut 1450 280
Biblia Pauperum mid 15th C 418, 419, 421
Norwich Roof bosses mid 15th C and later 238, 319, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 329, 330, 331, 333, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346
Nottingham Alabasters mid 15th C 147
Book of Hours, Normandy 1440-50 313, 528, 529, 530, 532
c.1445, Bokenham, Legendys of Hooly Wummen Stained Glass, St Peter Mancroft, Norwich c.1440-1460 369, 476, 480, 481, 506, 507, 508, 509
Rood Screen, St Helen, Ranworth, Norfolk c. 1450 525, 568
Ranworth Antiphoner c.1440-60 438, 446, 448, 449, 450, 451
c. 1461 Croxton Play of the Sacrament Stained glass: Priory Church of Great Malvern 1480s 363, 366, 368
c. 1461 Northampton Abraham and Isaac Play 'Norwich School' of glass painting c.1450-80 365, 475, 505
c. 1468? N-Town Plays Stained Glass Panel, Long Melford Church, Suffolk latter half of 15th C 502, 522
c. 1470, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur Netherlandish Passion of Christ Altarpiece latter half of 15thC 555
1476 William Caxton sets up press Signs of Last Judgement Alabaster Panel 306, 504
1483 Caxton translates Golden Legend Alabaster Panel Late 15th C 117
Mid-late 15th C Wakefield Pageant Hexagonal Font, Church of St Botolph, Trunch, North Norfolk Late 15th C 414
late 15th C Extant Ms of N-Town Plays Panel, St John the Baptist, Nottingham Late 15th C 495
Stained glass: East Harling, Norfolk c. 1480 478, 479, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 523, 524
Easter Sepulchre, Chancel, Northwold, Norfolk Late 15th C 477
Wall Painting, St Peter and St Paul, Pickering, North Yorks 15th C 484, 487
Tabernacle Door, St Peter and St Paul, Pickering, North Yorks 15th C 488

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