Unknown: Codex Manesse, page 11, Duke Henryk IV Probus of Breslau (1300-1340)

(Bibliotheca Palatina, Heidelberg, Germany)

This is a page from the Medieval book called 'the codex Manesse'. This book is a medieval songbook, its songs and poems being written by several persons. The writers of the poems are shown in a illustration, they range from the German emperors, kings, dukes, counts etc. This illustration shows Duke Henryk IV Probus of Breslau (1258 – 1290) who wrote several poems, 2 of them are included in the codex Manesse. Illustration from around 1300-1340