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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 94r

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, E, Q enclosing animal head, U enclosing hybrid animal, N enclosing hybrid man, and A.
Upper and lower margins decorated with horizontal bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by detached limb of hoofed animal leg pulling (ringing bell on facing fol. 93v), and animal head.
Margin, lower, inhabited by nude man carrying distaff with spindle, and open tankard steaming.
Margin, right, inhabited by bird.
Line endings decorated.

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