The Hours of Isabella Stuart

Litany with collects and scenes from the Pilgrimage of the Human Life

Texts and Images

The Litany, a series of invocations for mercy and deliverance addressed to the Trinity, the Virgin and a long list of saints, and the following short prayers (collects) are illustrated with ornamental initials on gold grounds. Every page has a marginal miniature from the cycle illustrating the French poem Pilgrimage of the Human Life.