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Death of Meleager and Tudor rose from BL Royal 15 D IV, ff. 218v-219

Death of Meleager and Tudor rose from BL Royal 15 D IV, ff. 218v-219

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Miniature of the death of Meleager, with a partial border; and a miniature of a Tudor rose and pomegranates, between two lions surmounted by a fleur-de-lis and a crown, with the autograph inscriptions of Margaret of York, reading 'For yet not har that /ys on of yo[u]r treu frendes / Margarete of Yorke', and her doughter, Marie de Bourgogne, reading 'Prenez moy a jamais pour votre / bonne amie Marie .X. de bourg[og]ne', and erased arms of John Donne of a wolf rampant. Image taken from ff. 218v-219 of Historia Alexandri (Quinte Curse Ruffe des faiz du grant Alexandre). Written in French.
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1468 - 1480
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British Library
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