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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.253 fol. 86r

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Apostle, Peter: preaching -- Apostle Peter, nimbed, tonsured, gesturing, stands in pulpit beneath dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, emanating rays. Around the pulpit sit three men wearing hats and five nimbed apostles (?), some with joined hands raised.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with arms of England (gules three leopards passant or), surmounted by a crown.

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