Dr. Kathleen Doyle at the British Library


About Dr. Kathleen Doyle at the British Library

Dr. Kathleen Doyle is Lead Curator for Illuminated manuscripts at the British Library



The Lindisfarne Gospels, c. 700 (Northumbria), 340 x 250 mm (British Library, Cotton MS Nero D IV) © 2019 British Library, used by permission
The “cross-carpet” pages of this early 8th-century manuscript weave together birds, knots, spirals—and the Cross.

The Lindisfarne Gospels