Illuminated Initial And Border, In The Prayerbook Of John Northewode,
Shelfmark: Additional MS 37787, f.75r, © British Library Board.
The smudged text in red are the words ‘Pope John’ and have been smudged in accordance with Henry VIII’s order that the names of popes and Thomas Beckett should be obliterated.
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