folc-cyning, m.n: king of nations, king of the people. (FOLK-KUE-ning / ˈfɔlk-ˌky-nɪŋ)

Medieval manuscript written in Latin, with a marginal illustration on the left of a tall bearded man wearing a crown and a long robe.
Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae; France (Mont Saint-Michel), 1151-1200; Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 8501A, f. 108v. []

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.