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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 173r

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Thameris, Queen of Marsagete, overseeing Death of Spartacus -- Standing amid large group of soldiers, one touching her right arm, Thameris, crowned, wearing gown of gold mail, holding halberd with right hand, extends left hand toward vat of blood in which three soldiers hold Spartacus, wearing gold armor, head down.
Scene in landscape with city or castle in background.
Champie initial I with spray-work.

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