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France, Troyes (?) or, more probably, Paris, ca. 1412-1415
MS M.804 fol. 236r

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Jean Froissart: Chroniques, Book I, Chapter 305 -- Two groups of soldiers in full armor, in ships, attack each other with spears. To left is coast with buildings of La Rochelle.
Text describes naval battle of La Rochelle on June 24, 1372, between Spanish and English.
Initial S:
Initial, decorated, contains arms of Pierre de Fontenay.

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