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Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 183v

Knights from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 183v

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Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two knights jousting with lances. Image taken from f. 183v 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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