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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 165v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Triumph of Emperor of Rome -- Fool, holding partially destroyed inscribed scroll, sits next to emperor, crowned, holding scepter with right hand and cross surmounted globe with left hand, in carriage, decorated by two-headed eagle, drawn by two white horses. They are flanked by three prisoners, hands bound in front with ropes attached to carriage, and by four (?) horsemen, all wearing tall hats.
Scene in landscape with rocky road, small trees and city (?) in background.
Champie initial T with spray-work.

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