Appendix 2. Checklist of Historiated Initials in the Music Section of MS A

Fol. 367r – (Lay 1) opening image of the lays: a supplicating man before a standing woman.

Fol. 381v – On parle de richesses (Lai 8, no music): Dragon outside seven-line initial

Fol. 461v – Longuement me sui tenus (Lai 18/13): Dragon inside large nine-line initial

Fol. 410v – Qui bien aime (Lai 22): Dragon head in seven-line initial; body outside descender of ‘Qui’

Fol. 414v – Quant en moy (Motet 1), beginning of motets: In a separate one-column frame a group of nobles and clerics sing from a scroll and drink around a keg

Fol. 425r – Fins cuers doulz (Motet tenor, M11): large seven-line initial, hooded man playing a horn(?)

Fol. 444v – Sanctus (Mass): serpent inside the initial (grid background)

Fol. 448v – Sanctus (Mass): dragon outside initial; lion’s head in initial (grid background)

Fol. 449v – Agnus dei (Mass): bishop in ‘A’ and king in the second column ‘A’

Fol.450r – Agnus dei (Mass): ‘A’ hooded, bearded man; ‘C’ human/animal hybrid

Fol. 450v – Agnus dei (Mass): rabbit in initial (grid background); butterfly in adjacent margin

Fol. 454r – S’Amours ne fait (Ballade 1), beginning of ballades; winged dragon creates the large, nine-line initial; in the lower part of the letter a couple embrace and kiss

Fol. 472r – Quant TheseĆ¼s, Hercules et Jason (Ballade 34) – a nude, standing man gestures with his hand as if in a conversation; rinceaux in the background

Fol. 473v – Phyton le merveilleus serpent (Ballade 38): hooded man on grid background

Fol. 478r – Rose, lis (Rondeau 10): a standing fox “celebrates mass” on an altar in the ‘T’ for tenor (grid background)

Fol. 480r – Ma fin est mon commencement (Rondeau 14, contratenor): hooded man/animal hybrid (grid background)

Fol. 480v – Puisqu’on oubli (Rondeau 18): a seated monkey (eating?), (grid background)

Fol. 484v – Dame ie weil (Virelai 9): lion’s head

Fol. 485v – Dame a qui (Virelai 12): ape churning butter