Thott 517 4º: Legends





Thott 517 4º: Legends

Book with prayers and biographies of the three saints Maria, Margrethe and Magdalene. The book is made in England c. 1370 for Mary de Bohun, married to the later Henrik IV. She was the mother of Filippa (1394-1430), who married Erik of Pomerania (c. 1382-1459) in 1406. Filippa may have brought the book with her to Denmark.

Parchment; 38ff., 17,6 x 13 cm