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Manuscript Book of Hours
English: Manuscript Book of Hours

About 1480
Belgium, Bruges
Folios 103v & 104
Vespers with The Massacre of The Innocents in Marmion Style, with borders in Fitzwilliam 268 Style
The Simon Marmion Book of Hours

Left page shows King Herod ordering his soldiers to kill the first born, with one soldier in the foreground killing the baby of a woman who pleads for its life. Through the doorway onto the courtyard beyond is another soldier doing the same thing. Page on right of gothic style text with illuminated initial letter D with large golden flower device in gold on black. Borders of both pages with decorative flowers, leaves, acanthus, in gold on a deep blue ground with figures of knights, a mermaid, a soldier killing a child, and a seated woman.

Salting Bequest

Collection ID: [none MSL/1910/2384]

This photo was taken as part of Britain Loves Wikipedia in February 2010 by Jenny O'Donnell.

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