Book: BL Royal MS 19 A XIX (Le Livre de la Cité des Dames (Book of the City of Ladies))

Created c.1440

Ownership Details

Richard, Duke of York, Ownership Possible (c.1440-1460) by Arms.

Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Ownership Possible (c. 1440-1495) by Arms.


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