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Upper cover from BL Royal 20 A IV, Upper cover

Upper cover from BL Royal 20 A IV, Upper cover

 
 
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Upper cover of crimson velvet with the royal arms (between H. H.) and roses embroidered in coloured silks, gold-thread and seed-pearls. Image taken from Upper cover of Description of the Holy Land, entitled, 'Tresample description de toute la Terre Saincte, et choses memorables faictes en plusieurs lieux et villes d'icelle extraicte de la Bible et livres Sainct Hierosme', beginning, 'Arbee est une petite ville', and preceded by a dedicatory letter and poem addressed to Henry VIII. Written in French.

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Date

1200 - 1500
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British Library
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