The Bedford Hours is a French late medieval book of hours. It dates to the early fifteenth century (c. 1410–30); some of its miniatures, including the portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford, have been attributed to the Bedford Master and his workshop in Paris. The Duke and Duchess of Bedford gave the book to their nephew Henry VI in 1430.
Christine de Pizan or Pisan (French pronunciation: [kʁistin də pizɑ̃] ), born Cristina da Pizzano (1364 – c. 1430), was a poet and author at the court of King Charles VI of France and several French dukes. Venetian by birth, Christine served as a court writer in medieval France after the death of her husband.
Margaret of Anjou is a major subject in Stormbird, the first book of Conn Iggulden's trilogy about The Wars of the Roses. She also is the subject of a fictional biography, The Royal Tigress by a fictional character, David Powlett-Jones who is the main subject of To Serve Them All My Days , R.F. Delderfield 's novel of a Welsh schoolmaster at a ...
Margaret of Anjou (French: Marguerite; 23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was the Queen of England and nominally Queen of France by marriage to King Henry VI from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. Born in the Duchy of Lorraine into the House of Valois-Anjou, Margaret was the second eldest daugh
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (/ˈɡuːtənbɜːrɡ/; c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the P
This book is an interesting discussion of how classical ideas made their way through history. It follows the writings of three Ancient Greek scientists (Ptolemy, Euclid and Galen) from their inception in Antiquity to their dissemination through the printing press in the 15th Century, via seven selected cities.
Wikipedia Page. 1493. This article is about the year 1493. For the history book by Charles C. Mann, see 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created.
Middle English (abbreviated to ME) was a form of the English language spoken after the Norman conquest (1066) until the late 15th century. English underwent distinct variations and developments following the Old English period. Scholarly opinion varies, but the Oxford English Dictionary specifies
Of course, the spiritual content of the 49 scrolls with the 70 biblical writings is the most important, but also the correct arrangement of books brings additional information to light and shows the work of God in planning and building the Bible. Not only the content of the Holy Scripture is inspired by God, but also the arrangement of the individual books. The main criterion for the grouping ...
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