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France, Troyes (?) or, more probably, Paris, ca. 1412-1415
MS M.804 fol. 25r

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Jean Froissart: Chroniques, Book I, Chapter 30-31 -- Standing on land, Flemish soldiers, wearing armor, some wearing surcoats, some bleeding from wounds, all carrying spears, face group of English soldiers in ship, all wearing armor and aiming bows and arrows.Edward III, crowned, wearing surcoat decorated with arms of England, stands in boat, holding spear. Arms of England appear on standard mounted on prow of boat.
Text describes battle of Cadsant on November 11, 1337, between the English and the Flemish.
In right margin, four standards of Ufford of Suffolk, Cobham of Kent, Beauchamp of Warwick, and Sir Walter de Mauny.

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