Illuminations: The Private Lives of Kings – What a King Should Know

| January 18, 2012

Illuminations: The Private Lives of Kings – What a King Should Know

Following on from last week’s episode “Ruling by the Book”, Dr Janina Ramirez looked at the use of illuminated manuscripts by medieval kings. Here is a precis from my notes… Dr Janina Ramirez set the scene by explaining how in the 1420s the treasures of the French royal family, the nation’s culture and history, were […]