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Kneeling figures from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 310

Kneeling figures from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 310

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Miniature of six kneeling figures, three men and three women, with Christ in a cloud, His right hand raised in benediction,and a sphere in his left, with a bas-de-page scene of Margaret, who whips two devils, whilst holding a cross in her left hand. Image taken from f. 310 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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