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Royal 14 E VI f. 110 Author in an orchard
Author in an orchard
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Description: Miniature of the author with a man holding a spade in an orchard, with a full border containing the royal arms of England on a banner held by an angel and on a shield encircled by the Garter with the motto 'Honny soit qui mal y pense', and surmounted by a crowned helm with mantling in Edward's IV colours of red and blue, with two shields with the same arms differenced, for the king's two sons, in the lower margin; and a lozenge bearing a white rose of the York family with the Yorkist badge, 'Dieu et mon droit', in the outer margin, at the beginning of book 5. 
Origin: Netherlands, S. (Bruges) 


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