Things I've picked up along the way...

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a leaf from a book of hours, with a historiated initial of St Jerome and the lion. Jerome is often pictured with a lion as legend has it that he took pity on the lame animal and plucked a thorn from its paw.
Image source: British Library MS Arundel 203. Image declared as public domain on the British Library website.

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a leaf from a book of hours, with a historiated initial of St Jerome and the lion. Jerome is often pictured with a lion as legend has it that he took pity on the lame animal and plucked a thorn from its paw.

Image source: British Library MS Arundel 203. Image declared as public domain on the British Library website.

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