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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 74v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Miraculous Vision of Rosiphelee -- Rosiphelee, wearing butterfly headdress and fur lined gown, stands on bank of stream and indicates with left hand, on the other side of the stream, woman wearing butterfly headdress and fur lined gown seated sideways on horse, riding away from Rosiphelee. At right, in background are three more women, all wearing butterfly headdresses, two with fur lined gowns, one riding sideways on bridled horse.
Scene in landscape with wattle fence, trees, stream, and city in distance.
Champie initial A with spray-work.

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