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Monk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 221

Monk from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 221

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Bas-de-page scene of the Virgin curing a monk of mouth cancer, assisted by an angel. Image taken from f. 221 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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