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Nicholas's neighbour from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 315v

Nicholas's neighbour from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 315v

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Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a poor neighbour of Nicholas and his three daughters. Image taken from f. 315v 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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