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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 35v

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De gestis Britonum: Scene, Irish Women sent for by Picts --Man in boat with sail, holding rudder with right hand, behind four women, one only partially visible, two wearing snoods, one veiled. Fish in water.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted above text relating to Picts sending to Ireland for wives, during reign of Marius, King of Britain.

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