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Almanac and calendar, with thunder prognostications
England, 1433
MS M.941 fol. 3v

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Folio in twenty-four rows:
Twenty-four rows, each divided into six compartments. The compartments all contain the name of planet, an illustration, and a letter from a-g. The compartments are repeated with the same configuration in the same order twenty-one times. The sequence on this page continues that begun on fol. 2v, and therefore begins with letter d. Beginning with the actual start of the sequence on fol. 2v, therefore, the compartments occur in the follow configuration and sequence:
a) Pair of clasped hands, labeled SOL and lettered "a".
b) Dart, labeld LUNA and lettered "b".
c) Swaddled infant, labeled MARS and lettered "c".
d) Three loaves, labeled MERCURIUS and lettered "d".
f) Hooded figure, labeled VENUS and lettered "f".
g) Ship, labeled SATURNIS and lettered "g".
e) Axe, labeled IUBIER and lettered "e".

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