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Royal 14 C VII f. 133 Mitres, crosiers, and arms
Mitres, crosiers, and arms
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Description: Marginal drawing of an inverted tiara and cross referring to the death of Gregory IX, a drawing of an inverted shield with the arms of Stephan de Segrave; a drawing of an upright mitre and a crosier indicating the election of Fulco Basset as bishop of London, and of inverted insignia referring to the death of Hugh de Pateshull, bishop of Coventry; and a drawing of papal insignia in the upright position indicating the election of the pope Celestine IV. 
Origin: England, S. (St Albans) 
Attribution: Matthew Paris 


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