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By Charity Scott-Stokes

ISBN-10: 1843840707

ISBN-13: 9781843840701

ISBN-10: 1843843005

ISBN-13: 9781843843009

The ebook of hours is related to were the preferred booklet owned by means of the laity within the later heart a while. ladies have been usually consumers or vendors of such books, which have been frequently illustrated: certainly, theearliest surviving exemplar made in England was once designed and illustrated by way of William de Brailes in Oxford within the mid-thirteenth century, for an unknown younger woman whom he portrayed within the e-book severaltimes.
This quantity brings jointly a range of texts taken from books of hours identified to were owned by means of ladies. whereas a few may be typical from bibles or prayer-books, others must be sought in professional courses, frequently embedded in different fabric, and some haven't beforehand been on hand in any respect in smooth variants or translations. The texts are complemented by means of an introductionsetting the booklet of hours in its context, an interpretive essay, thesaurus and annotated bibliography.

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