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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 17r

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1) Month, Occupation: May -- Young falconer, wearing fillet, is mounted on bridled horse, holding falcon on his right wrist. Medallion with gold background.
2) Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Two nude men, as twins, lean with their elbows on heraldic shield, gules a lion rampant argent. Medallion with gold background.
3) Pen-flourished KL initials.

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