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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 108r

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Ahaziah, King of Israel: Fall -- Devil, seated, holding hook or grapnel in right hand, grasps left wrist of Ahaziah, crowned, falling headlong from tower or city wall.
Scene on blue patterned background within initial P decorated with extension containing foliate ornament and fantastic animal.
Beginning of II Kings (Vulg., IV Kings).

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