Text: Livre de la Cité des Dames

The Book of the City of Ladies


Overview

Found in:

  • BnF fr. 24293
  • BL Harley MS 4431
  • BnF fr. 607
  • NE 21
  • NE 45
  • BnF fr. 1177
  • NE 308
  • BL Royal MS 19 A XIX

  • Created in 1405

    French

    Author: Christine de Pizan

    Translator: None


    Tags:

  • Allegory
  • Didactic
  • Female author
  • Pedagogical
  • Prose
  • Proto-Feminist
  • Ownership Details

    BnF fr. 24293 owned by Agnes of Burgundy, duchess of Bourbon (1424?-1476). Ownership Confirmed with Inscription as evidence.

    BnF fr. 24293 owned by Claude Joly (1627?-1700). Ownership Confirmed with as evidence.

    BnF fr. 24293 owned by Jehan de Poiphylle Taigleure (15??-15??). Ownership Confirmed with as evidence.

    BnF fr. 24293 owned by John the Fearless (1405?-1419). Ownership Possible with as evidence.

    BnF fr. 24293 owned by Margaret of Bavaria, duchess of Burgundy (1405?-1424). Ownership Possible with Other as evidence.

    BnF fr. 24293 owned by Nicolas Moreau (15??-1619). Ownership Confirmed with as evidence.

    BL Harley MS 4431 owned by Anthony Woodville (1472 - 1483). Ownership Confirmed with as evidence.

    BL Harley MS 4431 owned by Isabel of Bavaria, queen of France (1414-1425). Ownership Confirmed with Patron Portrait as evidence.

    BL Harley MS 4431 owned by Jacquetta of Luxembourg, duchess of Bedford (1433/1435-1472). Ownership Confirmed with Inscription as evidence.

    BL Harley MS 4431 owned by John Duke of Bedford (1425-1433). Ownership Possible with as evidence.

    BnF fr. 607 owned by John Duke of Berry (1408-1416). Ownership Confirmed with as evidence. Ownership Confirmed with as evidence.

    BnF fr. 607 owned by Marie of Berry, duchess of Bourbon (1416-1434?). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence.

    NE 21 owned by Alice Chaucer, duchess of Suffolk (c.1466). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence.

    NE 45 owned by Charlotte of Savoy, queen of France (? - December 1483). Ownership Confirmed with Inscription as evidence.

    BnF fr. 1177 owned by Louis de Bruges, Lord of Gruuthuse (c. 1470-1492?). Ownership Possible with as evidence.

    NE 308 owned by Gabrielle de la Tour d'Auvergne, countess of Montpensier (14??-1474). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence.

    BL Royal MS 19 A XIX owned by Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (c. 1440-1495). Ownership Possible with Coat of Arms as evidence.

    BL Royal MS 19 A XIX owned by Richard, Duke of York (c.1440-1460). Ownership Possible with as evidence.



    Bibliography

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