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Royal 20 D IX f. 5v Ownership inscription
Ownership inscription
Description: Ownership inscription of Alice d'Avesnes, reading ' 'Ici comence en francoys la promiere collection en francois que len apele autentices e est a Alis de heynau / contesse de Norfolk et mareshale dangleterre file le conte Iohan de (hey[na]u) a qi la conte de Hollande et de Selande e la / signorie de frise eschey. / Pries pour le conte Rogier mareschal son signour e por lavant dite Alis e por le cinte Ioh[a]n son pere e por / la contesse phelippe sa mere e por mon[signour] Ioh[a]n de hastinges sire de bergeueny a qui le livre fu en aucun tens / e pour tous les amis e les amies a lavant dite Alis e por tous ceus a qui ele estoit tenue.' 
Origin: Netherlands, S., or France, N. 


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