Janet Backhouse

To accompany the major exhibition opening at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Janet Backhouse explores the varied roles of patronage in the art of the later Middle Ages.

From Augustine to Alfred - Janet Backhouse discusses the material evidence and new views that are the backcloth to the major exhibition of Anglo-Saxon art and culture opening at the British Museum this month.

Janet Backhouse quarries the contents of Henry's manuscript library and discusses what they tell us of his taste, interests and the attempts of others to curry favour.

Janet Backhouse explores the Illuminated Books of Gothic England.