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Harley 1117 f. 57v Decorated initial
Decorated initial
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Description: Decorated initial in Bede's Life of Cuthbert, here with the text of Cuthbert's retirement to a small island off Lindisfarne, the discovery of his body, and the immediate commemoration of him as a holy man, with glosses in Latin and Old English above the lines. 
Origin: England, S. 


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