Book: BL Royal MS 15 D IV (Quinte Curse Ruffe des fais du grant Alexandre)

Created c.1468

Ownership Details

Margaret of York, duchess of Burgundy, Ownership Confirmed (c.1470-1480?) by Inscription.

Marie of Burgundy, duchess of Burgundy, Ownership Possible (c. 1470-?) by Inscription.

Sir John Donne, Ownership Confirmed (1480?-1503?) by Coat of Arms.

Henry VIII of England, Ownership Confirmed (1509?-1547?) by Coat of Arms.


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Barstow, Kurtis A. "Appendix: The Library of Margaret of York and Some Related Books," in Margaret of York, Simon Marmion, and The Visions of Tondal, ed. Thomas Kren (Malibu, CA: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1992), 257-63.

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