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Prayer book for the Rothschild

Prayer book for the Rothschild

folio from the Macclesfield Psalter. 1330. illuminated manuscript. East Anglia, UK. medieval book prayer illustrated

folio from the Macclesfield Psalter. 1330. illuminated manuscript. East Anglia, UK. medieval book prayer illustrated

Virgin and Child on a crescent moon and The seven joys of the Virgin, fols 197v–198r in the Rothschild Prayer Book c.1505–1510, Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth

Virgin and Child on a crescent moon and The seven joys of the Virgin, fols 197v–198r in the Rothschild Prayer Book c.1505–1510, Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth

The Prayer Book of Queen Claude of France (wife of Francis I), circa 1517.  Each page is fully viewable online...

The Prayer Book of Claude de France

The Prayer Book of Queen Claude of France (wife of Francis I), circa 1517. Each page is fully viewable online...

Illuminated Manuscript, Van Alphen Hours, Initial M with two souls kneeling in prayer in Purgatory, Walters Manuscript W.782, fol. 200r | by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscript, Van Alphen Hours, Initial M with two souls kneeling in prayer in Purgatory, Walters Manuscript W.782, fol. 200r | by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Taddeo_Crivelli_(Italian,_died_about_1479,_active_about_1451_-_1479)_-_Initial_D-_David_in_Prayer_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg (3132×4461)

Taddeo_Crivelli_(Italian,_died_about_1479,_active_about_1451_-_1479)_-_Initial_D-_David_in_Prayer_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg (3132×4461)

The prayer book with the inscription Marie Antoinette wrote in it shortly before her execution, along with locks of hair from Madame Elisabeth and Marie Therese Charlotte, from an exhibit at Versailles in the 1920s.

The prayer book with the inscription Marie Antoinette wrote in it shortly before her execution, along with locks of hair from Madame Elisabeth and Marie Therese Charlotte, from an exhibit at Versailles in the 1920s.

First published in 1545, “Prayers or Meditations” by Queen Katherine Parr became so popular that 19 new editions were published by 1595 (reign of Elizabeth I). This edition was published in 1546 and bound by a cover made by the Nuns of Little Gedding. Located at Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe. M. McGath

First published in 1545, “Prayers or Meditations” by Queen Katherine Parr became so popular that 19 new editions were published by 1595 (reign of Elizabeth I). This edition was published in 1546 and bound by a cover made by the Nuns of Little Gedding. Located at Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe. M. McGath

This book cover, embroidered by Elizabeth Tudor, covered a translation (in multiple languages) of the work 'Prayers or Meditations', by Queen Katherine Parr. The book was a gift to Henry VIII from Elizabeth.

This book cover, embroidered by Elizabeth Tudor, covered a translation (in multiple languages) of the work 'Prayers or Meditations', by Queen Katherine Parr. The book was a gift to Henry VIII from Elizabeth.