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Fourth angel sounding his trumpet from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 139

Fourth angel sounding his trumpet from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 139

 
 
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Miniature of John witnessing the fourth angel sounding his trumpet, causing the third part of the sun, the moon, and the stars to be darkened, with another angel holding a book, in illustration of Revelation 8:12-13. Image taken from f. 139 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse') by Peter of Peckham, commissioned by Lionel de Welles, 6th Baron Welles, (b. 1406, d. 29 March 1461).

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1310
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