Book Owner: Joan of Laval, duchess of Anjou

Detail, Triptych of the Burning Bush by Nicolas Froment, 1475-76

b. 1433- d. 1498

Title: Queen consort of Naples, Titular Queen of Jerusalem, Duchess of Bar and Anjou, Countess of Maine and Provence

Motto: Unknown

Symbol: Unknown

Family Tree

Parents/Up one generation

  • Isabelle of Brittany, countess consort of Laval, Mother
  • Guy XIV of Laval, Father
  • Yolande of Aragon, duchess of Anjou, Mother-in-law
  • Same generation

  • René d'Anjou, Spouse
  • Louise de Laval, Countess of Penthièvre, Sister
  • Joan of Laval's Locations


    Aix-en-Provence (1479-1480)

    Angers (12 September 1454)

    Angers (August 1456)

    Joan of Laval's Library

    Book Count: 36

    Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett MS 78 C 5: Le Mortifiement de vaine plaisance. Confirmed ownership 1457-1498 by Arms.

    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek, Hamilton 363: Livre des Macchabees. Possible ownership 1454?-1498? by Arms.

    BnF fr. 17100: Mirouer de la vie de homme et de femme; Exposition sur le Pater nostre. Confirmed ownership c. 1470-1498? by Inscription.

    BnF fr. 2090-92: Vie de monseigneur saint Denis (3 vols.). Confirmed ownership 14??-1498 by Will.

    BnF n.a.f. 1821: Baudouin de Gavre. Confirmed ownership c. 1470-1498 by Arms.

    Geneva fr. 5: Livre des anges. Confirmed ownership 1466?-1498? by Other.