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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 114r

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Thomas a Becket: murdered before High Altar --Foremost of three soldiers wearing mail, shield at left side, with sword in right hand cleeves head of Becket, wearing chasuble, with joined hands raised, kneeling at draped altar.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Henry II as king of England.

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