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Royal 1 D IX f. 6 Incipit page
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Description: Initial 'L'(iber) with interlace decoration and display script in gold, framed by a 'Winchester style' border with foliage intertwined with gold bars, and four medallions with saints holding books and a cross (Evangelists?), at the beginning of Matthew. The name of the manuscript's owner, Lord Lumley, is inscribed in the lower margin. 
Origin: England, S. E. (Christ Church, Canterbury) 


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