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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 168v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Carmidotirus of Rome committing Suicide -- Carmidotirus stabs himself in chest with sword. He is seated on cushioned bench with three other men, all gesturing, one with right hand on left shoulder of Carmidotirus. All wear tall brimless hats and long tunics lined with fur.
Scene in room with decorated walls, wood ceiling and tile floor.
Champie initial S with spray-work.

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