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Egerton 3277 f. 29v Saul and David
Saul and David
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Description: Text page with a bar border and a large historiated initial 'D'(ixi) of four scenes in the life of David, in which Saul enters a cave to relieve himself, the cave in which David and his men are hiding, David cuts a corner of Saul's robe off, David calls after Saul with the corner of his robe and Saul speaks to David, confessing that he believes David will soon be king, at the beginning of Psalm 38, The Canticle of David. 
Origin: England (S. E., London?) 


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