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Harley 5767 f. 63v Pen-flourished initial
Pen-flourished initial
Description: Blue initial 'T'(his) with red pen-flourishing at the beginning of John's prologue. Explicit of Luke's gospel in red. A red star of David, affixed to the margin, marks the beginning of John. The star was used to mark display pages in an 1884 British Museum exhibition of Wycliffite writings. 
Origin: England 


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