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Prayer roll
England, last quarter of the 15th century
MS M.486 fol. 1r

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Woman, wearing headdress, right hand on breast (?), holding with left hand scroll inscribed EST RISU VISCUS MULIER VISU BASILISCUS AMOR VINCIT OMNIA.
In margin above, heraldry of Lancaster (argent two fesses gules, a lion passant gardant or on a canton of the last) quartered with Fleming (argent fretty gules).

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