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 Coat of Arms.

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


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Meale, Carol M. "‘… alle the bokes that I haue of latyn, englisch, and frensch’: Laywomen and Their Books in Late Medieval England," Women and Literature in Britain, 1150-1500 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), 128-58.: 135

Laynesmith, J.L. "'To Please...Dame Cecely that in Latyn hath litell intellect': Books and the Duchess of York," in The Fifteenth Century XV: Writing, Records, and Rhetoric, ed. Linda Clark (Woodbridge, Suffolk; Rochester, NY: Boydell and Brewer, 2017), 37-56.: 46, 55