Important Notice: Temporary removal of Lindisfarne Gospels from display in the Treasures Gallery
We would like to advise visitors to the British Library that the Lindisfarne Gospels will not be on display on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 December 2015. The manuscript will be back on display in the Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery on Wednesday 16 December 2015. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Lindisfarne Gospels can always be viewed online on Digitised Manuscripts.
Those wishing the visit the Library over the holiday period can find out more information on our seasonal closures here.
Chi-rho page at the beginning of the Gospel of Matthew, from the Lindisfarne Gospels, England, c. 700, Cotton MS Nero D IV, f. 29r
Detail of the carpet page at the beginning of the Gospel of John, Cotton MS Nero D IV, f. 210v