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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 11v

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1) Initials KL:
Month, Occupation: August -- A man, wearing trousers, raises a flail to thresh grain.
2) Square vignette:
Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- A maiden, wearing a headdress, stands with plant in her right hand.
3) Margins:
Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing four heraldic shields, including Moreuil (three) and Hangest (one).

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