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England, probably London or Canterbury, 1310-1320
MS G.53 fol. 59r

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Psalm 069 (Vulg., 068):
1) Jonah: cast overboard -- Within boat, man casts Jonah overboard.
2) Jonah: cast up -- Jonah nude, hands clasped in prayer, issues from mouth of whale in waves near steps leading to city of Nineveh.
Scenes against patterned gold background within foliate initial S.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid animal.
In left margin, foliate extension with animal mask.
In upper margin, foliate extension.

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