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A really illuminating (boom, tish) article about an exhibition of illuminated manuscripts and the English kings at the British Library in the Times Literary Supplement’s blog.

The TLS blog: Kingship illuminated:

Among other things, Royal Manuscripts: The genius of illumination, a new exhibition that opened at the British Library last week, reveals how fond medieval monarchs were of seeing themselves illuminated.

Henry VIII illuminated manuscript page

(Via The TLS Blog.)