Probably nothing with this breadth of handling had ever been done in woodcut before.
The reason is precisely the same as in the case of the Tenniel woodcut.
Our woodcut gives only the outlines of the full-length portrait.
The jupon is seen in the two knights tilting, in the woodcut on p. 348.
The page and ladies, who follow on horseback, are not given in our woodcut.
It is seen on the scrip of Lydgates Pilgrim in the woodcut on p. 163.
In a woodcut of 1640 the position of the figures is reversed, but nothing more than the positions.
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Ryokin, also a priest, produced a woodcut which is dated 1325.
The great seal of King Stephen (woodcut 42) affords a good example.