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Medieval Multiculturalism?

Description: Detail of a page from a 13th century Abbreviatio (abridgement) of Domesday Book. A black man wearing brightly coloured stockings is suspended from the initial letter 'I'.


Date: c.1240


Our Catalogue Reference: E 36/284


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Taken on November 30, 2008