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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 36v

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Lucius of Britain: Scene, Burial --Two men, one at head, one at legs, hold crowned, enshrouded body of Lucius above opening of sarcophagus. Bishop, wearing miter, raising right hand in blessing, holding book with left hand, stands next to the body.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to death of Lucius, King of Britain.

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