Medieval London

Rabbit tolling Church Bells (Walters MS W.102, Book of Hours)

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Title

Rabbit tolling Church Bells (Walters MS W.102, Book of Hours)

Subject

Church Bell

Description

Within a series of images that depict animals playing music at the funeral of Reynard The Fox, this manuscript shows a rabbit ringing church bells. The image supports claims that church bells were rung at funerals in medieval times.

Date

High/Late Medieval, c. 1300

Contributor

Suzanne Forlenza

Format

Illumination on medium-weight parchment

Language

Latin

Type

Still Image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Manuscript

Physical Dimensions

18.7 cm x 26.7 cm

Files

Collection

Citation

“Rabbit tolling Church Bells (Walters MS W.102, Book of Hours),” Medieval London, accessed September 20, 2017, http://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/46.
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