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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 333r

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1) Christ: Crucifixion, Earthquake -- In initial D decorated with geometric ornament and and foliate spandrels, roofs and stones of buildings fall, and walls crack.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing five French heraldic shields, including Moreuil (two), and inhabited by peacock, two men with sickles, four birds including one with a rod in its beak, and another flying, and a hybrid bird.

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