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The Years 1141 to 1154, in a Chronicle From the Birth of Christ to the Year 1266

The Years 1141 to 1154, in a Chronicle From the Birth of Christ to the Year 1266

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1170

Shelfmark: Harley MS 3775

Item number: f. 64r

Length: 23

Width: 15.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated Manuscript

Years were entered beforehand on the page, awaiting news of important events. This page has events for the years 1141 to 1154. The dates are written in red on the far left. The first event is the capture of King Stephen at Lincoln (1141), followed by the killing of the duke of Gloucester by an arrow. The page ends with the death of Stephen in 1154.

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