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Book of Hours - Calendar: March – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1450 – 1500 CE · France · 163 x 120 mm

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Canberra, Private collection, BH3, 8
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Provenance: The leaf was purchased from King Alfred's Notebook LLC in 2018. Prior ownership unrecorded. Number 3 inscribed in ink in an early hand in the upper right corner (recto).

Contents: Month of March marking the dates:-

1 March - Saint Albinus or Aubin (c.470–550), Bishop of Angers

7 March - Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)

12 March - Pope Gregory I (c.540-604)

21 March - Benedict of Nursia (480–543/547)

25 March - Annunciation of the Virgin

Decoration: 2-line heading (KL) with dominical letter 'A's in gold on blue and red grounds.