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Prayer roll
England, Yorkshire, ca. 1500
MS G.39 fol. 8r

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Henry VI of England, crowned, wearing robe with ermine collar, holding cross-surmounted tripartite globe in right hand and scepter in left hand; at his feet is spotted antelope, with escutcheon with arms of king of England around its neck. Beside Henry is scroll inscribed REX HENRICUS.
Bands of foliate and zoomorphic ornament frame miniature and textblock. Filagree initials.

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