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Hours of Henry VIII
France, Tours, ca. 1500
MS H.8 fol. 189v

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Margaret of Antioch: tending Sheep, and met by Olybrius -- Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, veiled, seated on ground, tends sheep in field and spins wool with spindle. On road beside field, Olybrius of Antioch, mounted, holding staff, sword at waist, approaches her. He is followed by several horsemen.
Below miniature, historiated border frames text.
Margaret of Antioch: praying -- Within prison, Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, holding crucifix in joined hands, kneels in prayer. Beside her is deceased dragon.

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