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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Berry, ca. 1510
MS M.250 fol. 13v

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Heraldic shields of France and of Anjou (Azure semy of fleur de lis or) quartered with Jerusalem (Argent a cross potent between four crosslets or). Around bottom of shield at left (France), collar of the Order of St. Michael, made of cockle shells; around bottom of right shield (Anjou and Jerusalem), collar of the Order of the Crescent inscribed LOS EN CROESSANT. Heraldic shields surmounted by gold helmet, with blue mantle inscribed with gold fleurs-de-lis, surmounted by bejeweled gold crown and gold fleur-de-lis.
Gold frame surrounding miniature inscribed CHARLES VIIIE ROY DE FRANCE DE CECILLE ET IHERUSALEM.

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