heofonlīce, adv: from heaven. (HEH-oh-von-LEE-chuh / ˈhɛɔ-vɔn-ˌliː-tʃə)

Medieval illuminated initial C containing an angel speaking to three shepherds while three other angels watch from a cloud above them; the shepherds have unusually small sheep around their feet and a very small dog.
Annunciation to the shepherds in a psalter; E England (East Anglia?), 1st quarter of 13th century; British Library, Lansdowne MS 431, f. 74v. [bl.uk]

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