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The Knight's Tale in Images

Portraits of the Knight from Various Editions

Ellesmere page
The Knight's Tale from
Ellesmere Manuscript
Huntington Library.
Knight
The Knight's portrait from
the Ellesmere Manuscript
Knight
The Knight's portrait from
the Caxton Ed, c1485
Knight
The Knight's portrait from
the Pynson Ed, 1492
Knight
The Knight's portrait from
the Godfrey Ed, 1532
Knight
The Knight's portrait from
the Bonham Ed, 1542
Woodcut, 1561
Woodcut of the Knight from the
Kyngston/Wight edition, 1561.
Woodcut, 1561
Portrait of the Knight from
the Islip "Workes", 1598.


Images from a Manuscript of Boccaccio's Il Teseida, c1465

Palamon and Arcite see Emilia in the garden.
Manuscript of Boccaccio's
Il Teseida, c1465, by the
Master of the Hours
of the Duke of Burgundy.
The Pleasure Garden
Palamon and Arcite see Emelye.
From a manuscript of Boccaccio's Il Teseida
by the Master of the Hours
of the Duke of Burgundy, c1465.
Detail of Emelye
Emelye in the Garden.
Detail of Palamon & Arcite in Prison
Palamon and Arcite
in prison. Detail.

Theseus arrives in Athens with Hippolyta and her sister Emelye (Emilia).
Theseus arrives in Athens
with Hippolyta and Emilia.
Manuscript of Boccaccio's
Il Teseide, c1465.
Arcite Freed
Arcite Freed from Prison.
Manuscript of Boccaccio's
Il Teseide, c1465.
Emilia Hunting
Emilia Hunting. From a MS
of Boccaccio's Il Teseida
by the Master of the Hours
of the Duke of Burgundy, c1465.

Theseus presiding over the lists of Palamon and Arcite
Theseus presiding over the
lists of Palamon and Arcite.
Manuscript of Boccaccio's
Il Teseide, c1465.
Arcite, Emelye, and Palamon praying
Arcite, Emelye, and Palamon
pray to their respective deities.
Manuscript of Boccaccio's
Il Teseide, c1465.
Marriage of Palamon and Emelye
Marriage of Emelye and Palamon.
Manuscript of Boccaccio's
Il Teseide, c1465.


Images from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896

Emelye
Emelye in the Garden.
Illustration by Edward Burne-Jones
from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896.
Palamon overhears Arcite in the Woods
Palamon Overhears Arcite in the Woods.
Illustration by Edward Burne-Jones
from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896.
Palamon overhears Arcite in the Woods; full page
Full Page of the Same.
Palamon Praying to Venus
Palamon praying to Venus.
Illustration by Edward Burne-Jones
from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896.
Emelye Praying to Diana
Emelye praying to Diana.
Illustration by Edward Burne-Jones
from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896.
Emelye Praying to Diana; full page
Full Page of the Same.
Arcite Praying to Mars
Arcite Praying to Mars.
Illustration by Edward Burne-Jones
from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896.
End of Knight's Tale: Palamon and Emelye at Arcite's tomb
The Ending of the Knight's Tale.
Illustration by Edward Burne-Jones
from the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896.
End of Knight's Tale; full page
Full Page of the Same.


Miscellaneous Contextual Images

tourney
A Joust, 15th C.
Lists
A Tourney, c1470.
Chroniques d'Angleterre.
BnF MS. fr. 87, fol. 58v.
Lady Awarding Prize
Lady awarding a
prize to the winner.
René d'Anjou's
Livre des Tournois, c1488.

Combat of Roland and Ferragut.
Combat of Roland and Ferragut.
Grandes Chroniques
de France
, 14th C.
The Bibliothèque
Nationale de France
.
Wheel of Fortune from Lydgate's 'Troy Book'
Wheel of Fortune, c1460.
From Lydgate's Troy Book.
British Library.
Lady Fortune and her wheel
Lady Fortune and Her Wheel.
from Boccaccio's
De Casibus Virorum Illustrium
MSS Hunter 371-372. vol. 1, f. 1r.
Jousts of London
Jousts of London.
Jean Froissart,
Chronicles. 15th C.
The Bibliothèque
Nationale de France
.
Jousts of Betanzos
Jousts of Betanzos.
Jean Froissart,
Chronicles. 15th C.
The Bibliothèque
Nationale de France
.
Jousts of Bordeaux
Jousts of Bordeaux.
Jean Froissart,
Chronicles. 15th C.
The Bibliothèque
Nationale de France
.





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