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Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

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Detail of a miniature of Henry V enthroned and surrounded by his court, receiving the book from the translator, Jean Galopes, at the beginning of the preface. Image taken from f. 1 of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

Pseudo-Bonaventure (Latin: Pseudo-Bonaventura) is the name given to the authors of a number of medieval works which were believed at the time to be the work of Bonaventure. The most famous, the Meditations on the Life of Christ, remains usually described only as a work of Pseudo-Bonaventure. This book is dated 1420. Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ), Central France.

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1300 - 1380
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