225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

France, Troyes (?) or, more probably, Paris, ca. 1412-1415
MS M.804 fol. 168v

See more information »

Jean Froissart: Chroniques, Book I, Chapter 215 -- Group of soldiers, two wearing surcoats, one raising pickaxe, all in full armor, attack French soldiers in full armor emerging from between rocky outcroppings.
Text describes battle of Brignais in April, 1361, in which Jacques de Bourbon was defeated.

(17 of 31)