Translation of Latin text courtesy of Jacob E. Nyenhuis, with help from John T. Quinn
Saint Nicholas and the Three Children
Manuscript on vellum, illuminated with gold
Page 4 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches Illumination 1 1/2 x 1 11/16 inches
Leaf from an illuminated French Book of Hours
Translation of Latin text: Through Christ they will be freed from tribulations. Of St. Nicholas, Bishop. Nicholas, the friend of God, adorned by a priestly [mitre], showed himself loving to all. V: . Blessed Nicholas, pray for us. R: . That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ: Let us pray. Prayer: . O God, who [adorned] blessed Bishop Nicholas, your priest, [with countless miracles] . . . .