The Miracles of King Henry VI Being an Account and Translation of Twenty-three Miracles Taken from the Manuscript in The British Museum (Royal 13c. viii). Henry VI, Miracles, Father Ronald KNOX, Shane Leslie.

The Miracles of King Henry VI Being an Account and Translation of Twenty-three Miracles Taken from the Manuscript in The British Museum (Royal 13c. viii).

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1923. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo. x + 224pp. Black cloth spine over beige papered boards, gilt lettering to spine, black bordered title on upper cover, indexes. Parallel Latin / English texts. Henry VI (1421 – 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. He was said to have performed numerous miracles and was informally regarded by many as a saint and martyr. This volume is the first translation of 23 accounts of miracles said to have been performed by Henry VI, taken from an original manuscript in the British Museum. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, though not marked as such. Covers a bit rubbed and darkened, edges rubbed, spine ends and corners bruised and chafed with a few tiny tears at upper spine, endpapers unvenly darkened, page edges darkened, pages toned but unmarked. Overall a tight, internally clean VG copy. Item #62664

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