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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 3r

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: May -- Male falconer, with gloved left hand holding reins of and mounted on white horse, holds falcon in extended gloved right hand.
Gold background with pink frame.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Nude couple stands behind shield, each with arm raised and the other over the shield.
Gold background with blue frame.
Champide initials KL.

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