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Initial B with the Trinity

Lewis E M 64:2 and E M 64:13 are sister leaves. A fourth leaf from the same manuscript is in Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Art Museum, 30.35. It can be dated to ca. 1435.

This initial begins the Introit for Mass on Trinity Sunday, "Benedicta sit sancta trinitas" (Blessed be the Holy Trinity).

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