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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 104v

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Edward the Confessor: Scene, Death of Earl Godwin --Edward the Confessor, crowned, hands raised, Edith, crowned, raising left hand are behind draped table on which are plates or loaves, plate with fish, and cup. Earl Godwin, eyes closed, right arm across the table, falls.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to death of Earl Godwin during reign of Edward the Confessor as King of England.

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