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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 235r

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1) Canticle: Simeon -- Head of Christ, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloud above acolyte, wearing vestment, holding lighted candle before draped altar.
Scene within decorated initial N at beginning of Canticle of Simeon.
2) Litany; Scene, Liturgical -- Two clerics stand before altar.
Scene within decorated initial K at beginning of Litany.

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