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Harley 3244 ff. 27v-28 Miniatures
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Description: Diagram of the seven vices represented as devils: Superbia (Pride), Invidia (Envy), Ira (Wrath), Accidia (Sloth), Avaricia (Covetousness), Gula (Gluttony), and Luxuria (Self-indulgence), each subdivided, and countered by doves representing the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, a knight on horseback with the shield of faith, and an angel. The armour of the knight and the trappings of the horse are labelled with the names of virtues. 
Origin: England 


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