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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 77v

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Initial P, decorated with foliage, at beginning of Collect to Psalter of Jerome, Presta queso omnipotens et misericors deus ut misericorditer et libenter et intelligenter ...
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, left, inhabited by butterfly.
Margin, lower, inhabited by head of bird with scourge (?) in beak, and by head of wolf transfixed by spear striking bone (in right margin).
Margin, right, inhabited by head of animal, possibly lion, above the bone, and butterfly.
Line ending decorated

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