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Harley 3859 f. 186 Text page
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Description: Text page from a section in the Historia Britonum on the life of Patrick, a Christian Briton taken to pagan Ireland as a slave, to work as a swineherd. Patrick returned to Britain and embarked upon an intensive program of Bible study. The first full paragraph tells of Patrick's being sent to convert the Irish. 
Origin: France or England 


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