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France, Troyes (?) or, more probably, Paris, ca. 1412-1415
MS M.804 fol. 291v

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Jean Froissart: Chroniques, Book II, Chapter 28 -- Charles VI of France, seated on faldstool, raising right hand, is flanked by two bishops wearing miters and vestments. They raise right hands in blessing, and with left hands, place crown on his head.
Surrounding central group are four male figures, possibly the tutor of Charles VI and the Dukes of Berry, Bourbon, Bourgogne, and the Duke of Anjou.
Text describes departure of Lord Mucident from Paris to return to the English.

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