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Prayer roll
England, Yorkshire, ca. 1500
MS G.39 fol. 1r

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Crown of Thorns, bisected by three nails, flanked by the symbols of the Evangelists: eagle of John (partially lost); angel of Matthew, kneeling on one knee; winged ox of Luke; and winged and crowned lion of Mark.
Bands of foliate and zoomorphic ornament frame miniature and textblock.

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