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Guinevere with the cleft shield

Guinevere with the cleft shield

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Caption

Guinevere with the cleft shield, (Miniature) Queen Guinevere and the maiden sent by the Lady of the Lake. They are holding the cleft shield which would close when the knight depicted on it gained the lady's love. Image taken from Le Livre de Lancelot del Lac. Originally published in France; circa 1316.

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