The Knight and the Lion

The Knight with the Lion


Our thanks for their especial help and advice to David Duff, David Morley, Rafi Mohamed, Flora Alexander, Frances Grant and Paul and Nicola Hewison.

Acknowledgement is due to the following institutions for permission to reproduce copyright material from their collections: The British Museum, London; The British Library, London; The Bodleian Library, Oxford; All Souls College, Oxford; Trinity College, Cambridge; The University of St Andrews; Winchester Cathedral; The Victoria and Albert Museum; Bowes Museum, Co Durham; Norwich Castle Museum; The National Trust; Public Records Office, London; Mansell Collection; Walters Art Gallery; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York; Houghton Library, Cambridge, Mass.; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; Musée de l'Arsenal, Paris; Bibliothèque Ste. Geneviève, Paris; Musée Condé, Chantilly; Bibliothèque Municipale, Le Mans; Bibliothèque Municipale, Avranches; Bibliothèque Municipale, Besançon; Bibliothèque Municipale, Douai; Bibliothèque Royale, Brussels; Bayerischen Staatsbibliotek, Munich; Universitätsbibliothek, Heidelberg; Staatsbibliotek, Bremen; Bürgerbibliotek, Bern; Nationale Bibliothek, Graz; Monastery of the Escorial, Madrid; Vatican Library, Rome; Biblioteca Trivulziana, Milan; Scala, Florence; Palazzo di Schifanoia, Ferrara.

Sounds credits are as follows: Reading from Le Chevalier au Lion - Flora Alexander, University of Aberdeen; Opening music (Peire Vidal, Vida et Razos) and troubadour lyric (Bernart de Ventadorn, Quand vei la lauzeta mover) - Clemencic Consort (Harmonia Mundi); Medieval choir (Verbum Patris) and procession music (Tuba Gallicalis) - Trinity Baroque/ The Forbury Consort/ The Holbein Consort/ Guest artist Steven Player (Griffin & Co. Ltd.); Gregorian chant (Deus in adiutorium; Adoro te devote) - Monks of Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight (Herald AV Publications).

Photographs: National Building Records, London; The National Trust; Department of the Environment; Caisse Nationale/SPADEM; Marianne Majerus; Angencja 'Mazury', Olsztyn; Tim Beddows; Churburg; Wim Swann; Weidenfeld and Nicolson; Topham.

Drawings and diagrams: Castle diagrams - Rafi Mohamed (RM Graphic Design); Arms and armour illustrations - Laurence V. Archer (Scholastic Publications); Flail - Stig Bramsen (Blandford Press).

All possible care has been taken to trace and acknowledge the source of illustrations. If any errors have accidentally occured, the publishers will be happy to correct them, provided that they receive notification.

This site was updated and restored in 2005 by Julie Smart of the University of Aberdeen Webteam.