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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 164r

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Psalm 027 (Vulg., 026).
David:proclaimed King -- Within architectural setting, beneath polylobed arch, David, crowned, seated on cushioned bench, raising his right hand and holding scepter in left hand, is flanked by two men, with pearled nimbi, one touching crown with right hand and holding document in draped left hand, and the other also touching crown with right hand and gesturing with left hand.
Scene on pink patterned background within initial D decorated with marginal extension containing foliate ornament and animal head.

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