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Vaticinia sive prophetiae et imagines summorum pontificum
Italy, ca. 1390
MS M.402 fol. 6r

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Benedict XII, wearing triple crowned papal tiara with infulae, raises right hand in blessing over two doves, above which are six stars. At right is crown surmounted by papal tiara (?) with feather on top.
Figure enclosed in frame of two interlaced barbed quatrefoils decorated with four medallions, two enclosing lions, two decorated with foliate ornament.

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