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

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Hugh of Lincoln: Scene, Consecration as Bishop --Hugh of Lincoln, wearing miter and chasuble, orant, seated on bench flanked by two bishops, wearing miters, one wearing chasuble, the other wearing cope, both raising right hands in blessing. One extending left hand to miter of Hugh; the other holding crozier with left hand.
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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