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Burning oven from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 208

Burning oven from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 208

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Bas-de-page scene of the Virgin preventing a father from throwing his child into a burning oven, with an inhabited initial 'V'(enite). Image taken from f. 208 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

In medieval illuminated manuscripts, bas-de-page scenes are unframed, sometimes whimsical images that appear below the written text and may or may not refer to it.

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1310 - 1320
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British Library
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