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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard

All twelve months of the year are depicted in roundels as Labours of the Month. Below them on the right is the sign of the Zodiac. All the calendrical numbers and letters are explained under Keeping Time, the selection of saints is discussed under Feast Days, and the various scribes under Scribes.

For November, a man holds a hatchet. This probably refers to slaughtering the ox.
The sign is Sagittarius.

The word pape (pope) has been erased after St Clement indicating that the manuscript was still in England after the Reformation.

The golden number opposite the second dominical letter has been corrected to xv.
The border of the roundel is unfinished. It should be painted in like p9.

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