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Yates Thompson 32 f. 9v Bernard taking possession of the Abbey of Clairvaux
Bernard taking possession of the Abbey of Clairvaux
Description: Miniature of Bernard with the monks of Citeaux taking possession of the Abbey of Clairvaux, decorated initial 'S'(aint), and scatter border of flowers, bird, and butterfly, in the Chroniques abrégées des Anciens Rois et Ducs de Bourgogne; the church in the background is based on St Servatius in Maastricht. 
Origin: Netherlands, S. (Bruges) 


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