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Prayer roll
England, Yorkshire, ca. 1500
MS G.39 fol. 11r

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George of Cappadocia: slaying Dragon -- George, wearing armor, spurs, and helmet, and surcoat with heraldic cross, is seated astride horse with sword raised in right hand. Before him is dragon, winged, with second head on its tail, and with broken lance protruding from its mouth.
Bands of foliate and zoomorphic ornament frame miniature and textblock. Filagree initials.

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