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France, Paris, ca. 1490
MS M.20 fol. 32v

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Within initial L, bust of Louis XI, crowned, wearing collar of Order of Saint-Michael made of shells with figure of Michael, raising spear with right hand, holding shield with left hand, standing over recumbent devil or dragon.
Left margin decorated with blocks of floreate ornament, and blocks of Bourbon heraldry.

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