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Royal 1 E V f. 171 John
John
Description: Full-page miniature of John sitting on the island of Patmos and writing the first words of his Gospel, ‘In principio’, on a scroll, with an angel, John’s symbol, indicating a Virgin and a Child on the sky, at the beginning of John, with a full border including flowers, insects and a parody of tournament. 
Origin: England, S. E (London) 


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