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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 105r

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Earl Godwin: Scene, Burial --Enshrouded body of Earl Godwin, cross inscribed on head, held by two men above opening of tomb. Two other men, only partially visible, look on.
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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