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Royal 15 E VI f. 4v Babylon
Babylon
Description: Miniature of the city of Babylon with Nectanebus enthroned in his palace bearing an inscription 'La cite de babyloine', with another palace with inscription reading 'le chastel du Chaire', a garden with an inscription reading 'le jardin du Beaulme', and a watermill with an inscription reading 'les moulins de Babiloine', with a full border containing Margaret's arms (the royal arms of England impaled with those of Anjou) supported by a herald wearing a tabard of Shrewsbury arms, and the arms of John Talbot, earl of Shrewsbury with the arms of Beauchamp, earls of Warwick in pretence, for his wife, Margaret Beauchamp, in the lower margin. 
Origin: France, N. (Rouen) 
Attribution: Follower of the Beauford Master 


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