Royal 19 B XVII, f. 167v Margaret

Dublin Core

Title

Royal 19 B XVII, f. 167v Margaret

Description

Contains the Golden legend by Iacobus de Voragine translated in c. 1333-1348 by Jean de Vignay as Legende doree, originally for Jeanne de Bourgogne, queen of France (b. c. 1293, d. 1349), a translation that was very rare in England: see Sutton and Visser-Fuchs 1997 p. 64.
Catchwords and bifolium signatures.
1 large miniature in colours and gold, with full bar borders with vine extensions (f. 5). 79 single column miniatures in colours and gold with full or partial bar borders with vine extensions. Foliate initials in colours and gold, at the beginning of major text divisions, some with vine extensions, or partial borders. Paraphs in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Line-fillers in red and blue.

Creator

Jacobus de Voragine (Italian archbishop and chronicler, born 1228-1230, died 1298)

Date

1382

Source

British Library: https://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=8527

Coverage

305 x 220 (185 x 150)

Subject

Saint Margaret in The Golden Legend

Type

Illuminated manuscript

Identifier

Royal 19 B XVII, f. 167v Margaret

Files

margaret_GoldenLegend_image.jpg

Citation

Jacobus de Voragine (Italian archbishop and chronicler, born 1228-1230, died 1298), “Royal 19 B XVII, f. 167v Margaret,” The Legend of Saint Margaret and Saint Marina, accessed May 30, 2024, https://stmargaretmarina.omeka.net/items/show/173.