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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Poetic miscellany
England, between 1250 and 1299
MS M.761 fol. 64v

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Scene, Secular: Instruction -- Clerick, tonsured, seated on bench, indicating with right hand smaller male figure, raising right hand, seated opposite. All within gold initial M, on blue ground with curling descenders in left margin.
In upper left margin, hawk (?), descending, wings spread, line drawn from beak to rubric. Below, rampant lion, tail indicating second rubric.

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