Book: BL Add. MS 18850 (The Bedford Hours)

Created c. 1410-1430



  • Livre d'heures
  • Illuminator(s):

  • Master of the Bedford Hours
  • Master of the Munich Golden Legend
  • Master of the City of Ladies
  • Ownership Details

    Louis Duke of Guyenne, Ownership Possible (?-1415?) by Inscription.

    John Duke of Bedford, Ownership Confirmed (1423-1430) by Inscription.

    Anne of Burgundy, duchess of Bedford, Ownership Confirmed (1423-24 December 1430) by Inscription.

    Henry VI of England, Ownership Confirmed (24 December 1430-?) by Inscription.


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    Backhouse, Janet. "A Reappraisal of the Bedford Hours," British Library Journal 7, no. 1 (1981): 47-69.: 47-48