the top drawing is shown, which shows Vortigern
in his hour of death. He has fled to (one of)
his castle(s) somewhere in Wales, and in the later
versions of the legend, not St Germanus, but the
sons of King Constantine have caught up with him.
Ambrosius and Uther (father of Arthur) then
besiege Vortigern in his castle, which burn to
the ground with everyone in it.
illumination consists of a bottom half as well,
showing King Vortigern (standing with sceptre)
and his four courtiers.king e, and courtiers; two
in chain mail, one with a hawk.
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