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England, Devonshire, 1325-1330
MS M.329 fol. 95r

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Apostle, Andrew: Crucifixion -- Andrew, nimbed, arms and legs tied to arms of saltire cross in initial U. Border of foliate vine frames text and initial on three sides. Cock (rooster) perching on one foot on the vine in upper right margin. In lower margin, terminating two halves of the vine are two confronted, winged hybrid women wearing floral crowns, one with two animal legs with cloven hooves, the other, wearing wimpled veil, with two animal legs. Text is antiphon from 1st Vespers on 11.30, feast of Apostle Andrew.

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