Book of Hours, Sarum use

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Book of Hours, Sarum use

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Item No: mcaw030350
Additional Title: Book of Hours, Sarum use
Script: Gothic bookhand
NickName: John Browne Hours
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 35v-36r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Margaret of Antioch emerging from the belly of the dragon
Notes: The exquisite miniature and gilded borders and initials seen in this opening give some indication of the opulence that fills the leaves of this manuscript. The manuscript was made in Flanders for the wealthy English merchant John Browne and his wife Agnes. St. Margaret may have held special significance to Agnes as the patron saint of pregnant women
Notes: The manuscript has been dated to ca. 1460-1470.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1540379
Country: Country:Belgium

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 238 mm
ShelfMark: Widener 3

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