MASTER of the Hours of Maréchal de Boucicaut
(active 1405-1420 in Paris)

Livre des Merveilles du Monde

Manuscript (Ms. français 2810)
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

The miniature on folio 125 of this 13th-century codex shows pilgrims arriving at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre after the Crusades. As before, they were obliged to buy permission from the Muslim rulers to visit this most sacred of shrines.

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