(active 1310-1340 in Zurich)

Codex Manesse

Manuscript (Codex Pal. Germ. 848)
Universitätsbibliothek, Heidelberg

The troubadours or (in German) Minnesänger, carried courtly love-songs through the noble households of Europe. The miniature shown here depicts Henry of Meissen (known as Henry of the Love of Women) is accompanied by an ensemble of instruments.

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