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Royal 14 E III f. 3 Hermit
Hermit
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Description: Miniature of the author as a hermit prostrating himself before the altar with a chalice, and the Manus Dei blessing him, and a historiated initial 'C'(hil) of a young man with a dog, at the beginning of the text, and a miniature of a hermit speaking with God, following the rubric, 'Ensi que dieus eu une nue parole an hermite qui est devant son autel'; with a partial border containing two angels and the Virgin with Child, a tournament scene with knights and musicians, a hunting scene, animals and hybrids. 
Origin: France, N. (Saint-Omer or Tournai?) 


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