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King Henry I Mourning the Death of his son, William Adelin, after the sinking of The White Ship (detail from Royal 20 A II  f. 6v)

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Title

King Henry I Mourning the Death of his son, William Adelin, after the sinking of The White Ship (detail from Royal 20 A II  f. 6v)

Subject

Disc Brooch

Description

In this illuminated manuscript, Henry I sits on his throne mourning the loss of his son. Below him, there is a genealogical table of his children, Matilda and William, along with a sketch of the sinking White Ship. Henry I's blue cloak is fastened with a cross-shaped brooch, appearing to be made of gold.

Creator

Peter of Langtoft

Date

Late Medieval, c. 1307 - c. 1327

Contributor

Tara Cangialosi

Rights

Language

Latin and French

Type

Still Image

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Original Format

Illumination on parchment codex
British Library MS Royal f. 6v.

Physical Dimensions

230 x 150 mm

Files

Collection

Citation

Peter of Langtoft, “King Henry I Mourning the Death of his son, William Adelin, after the sinking of The White Ship (detail from Royal 20 A II  f. 6v),” Medieval London, accessed September 23, 2017, http://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/53.
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