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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 8v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Amans meeting King and Queen of Love -- Queen of Love, hands raised, stands behind King, wearing crown, winged, holding scepter in left hand, right hand raising large arrow with flames at point, aiming the arrow at heart of Amans (Personification: Love), wearing tall brimless hat, raising right hand, his heart visible through split in front of long tunic lined with fur.
Scene in landscape with trees, city (?) visible in background, all beneath blue sky with stars.
Champie initial T with spray-work.

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