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Royal 17 F III f. 58v Pope as emperor
Pope as emperor
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Description: Miniature of an enthroned monarch wearing the papal crown and an armour, and holding the imperila insigna, a sword and a globe, with a partial border and a puzzle initial 'P'(our), at the beginning of book 5, with an instruction for an illuminator in the lower margin, partially trimmed, beginning 'Cy fault ung empere[ur] Romains...'. 
Origin: Netherlands, S. (Bruges) 
Attribution: Master of the White Inscriptions 


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