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England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 6v

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Legend, Three Living and Dead -- Three crowned kings, wearing vair-lined mantles, stand. One, in frontal position, wears gloves and clasps his hands. The second raises glove in his left hand, and his right hand is grasped by the right hand of the third, who holds falcon in his left hand and faces right.
Scene with gold diapered background, within decorated frame with four cusped, lobed medallions of English heraldry in corners.

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