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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 51v

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Psalm 035:01-03 (Vulg., 034:01-03) -- Man, armed with sword, accompanies two youths, one with right hand raised, all before man, wearing cap, with right hand raised, seated on bench on high podium;
below, two men, one with buckler and sword and the other with buckler and pickaxe, combat each other (illustration of verses 1-3).
Upper part against gold background, and lower part against blue background, within initial I decorated with foliate volutes.

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