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Pontifical matutinale and missal of Jean Coeur
France, Bourges, ca. 1465
G.49 fol. 169v

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Stephen Protomartyr: Stoning -- Man, right hand raised, looks toward Stephen Protomartyr, nimbed, with joined hands raised, surrounded by three men raising stones in right hands. On ground, man kneels on one knee collecting stones. Scene in landscape setting, within decorated initial E.
In decorated initial D is cross-surmounted escutcheon with arms of Jean Coeur (azure, three hearts gules, on a fesse or three escallops argent).
Top and bottom margins are decorated with floreate borders. In lower margin is cross-surmounted escutcheon with arms of Jean Coeur, flanked by scrolls with inscription MORIR COVIE(N)T SOVE(NT) ADVIE(N)T ET NEN SOVIE(NT).

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