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France, Troyes (?) or, more probably, Paris, ca. 1412-1415
MS M.804 fol. 142v

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Jean Froissart: Chroniques, Book I, Chapter 189 -- French soldiers in armor, sleeping within tents, are attacked by Navarrese soldiers in full armor with spears and pickaxe.
Text describes battle of Chateau de Monconseil in 1359.
Initial T:
Initial, decorated, contains arms of Pierre de Fontenay impaled with arms of Marie de Broyes.

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