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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 107r

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Henry IV: Scene, receiving Communion --Henry IV, crowned, with joined hands raised, opens mouth for host (wafer) in right hand of Paschal II, wearing conical miter and chasuble. Draped altar on which is chalice in background.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Investiture Controversy during papacy of Paschal II.

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