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Rijmkroniek van de graven van Holland voorkomend op de Haarlemse gravenportretten
(650 words)

(Verse Chronicle of the Counts of Holland on the Haarlem Panels)

ca 1486-1491. Low Countries. Anonymous Middle Dutch verse chronicle (417 lines) of the Counts of Holland, from Dirk I (922-939) to Maximilian of Habsburg (1482-1494 and 1506-1515). A possible author is the Carmelite Johannes a Leydis (Jan Gerbrandszoon, fl. ca 1465–1500), who wrote a number of chronicles in Latin and Dutch. The text is reproduced on a series of nineteen painted wooden panels showing the Counts of Holland larger than life-size. The Haarlem Panels open with a h…

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Anrooij, Wim van, “Rijmkroniek van de graven van Holland voorkomend op de Haarlemse gravenportretten”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001309>
First published online: 2016



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