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Yates Thompson 12 f. 132 Nureddin, Sultan of Damascus
Nureddin, Sultan of Damascus
Description: Historiated initial 'R'(eines) with a mail-coated Nureddin, the Sultan of Damascus, with bare legs and an open helmet, fleeing on horseback with a foal underfoot from two knights (Godfrey Martel and Hugh de Lusignan the elder) pursuing him on war horses, trampling a dismembered torso. 
Origin: France, N. (Picardy?) 


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