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France, Paris, 1350-1400
M.149 fol. 469r

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Initial C enclosing heraldry of France (ancient: azure semy of fleur-de-lis or) impaled with Burgundy or Eu (azure semy of billets and a lion rampant or).
Margins decorated with rectilinear bars from which sprout vines inhabited by running dog wearing collar; one vine terminating with half-figure of soldier wearing mail, holding raised sword with right hand and with left hand shield decorated with heraldry of France (France a bordure gules bezanty or (argent?)).

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