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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 8v

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1) Initials KL:
Month, Occupation: February -- A hooded man is seated on a bench, raising his right leg toward fire (warming himself), and raising his right hand toward a kettle hung on rope, above the fire.
2) Square vignette:
Zodiac Sign: Pisces - Two fishes are connected by a line, in water.
3) Margins:
Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing five heraldic shields, including Moreuil (three), and inhabited by rabbit.

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