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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 176v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Rehoboam forsaking Wise Counsel -- Rehoboam, crowned, wearing long tunic lined with vair, is flanked by two groups of men. Entering room at left are six young men, five wearing tall brimless hats, all beardless, wearing tunics, one lined with fur. With his right hand, Rehoboam grasps left hand of foremost man. Exiting room at right are six older, bearded men wearing long tunics, one lined with fur, four (?) looking back over right shoulders. Rehoboam touches right shoulder of closest man.
Scene in room with doorways, window, decorated wall and tile floor.
Champie initial A with spray-work.

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