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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 86r

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Of six soldiers wearing helmets, three are only partially visible; the others, wearing mail and carrying lances and shields are astride galloping horses, foremost bridled.
Figures against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to the reign of Aethelberht of Wessex, the other kings in England, and the invasion of Danish army.

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