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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 99v

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Decorated initial S of Prayer, Suscipere digneris domine hos psalmos quo ego indigna peccatrix decantaui.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems, and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid man of winged head with pointed ears and tapered beard.
Margin, left, inhabited by butterfly and bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by dog running.

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