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France, Troyes (?) or, more probably, Paris, ca. 1412-1415
MS M.804 fol. 99r

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Jean Froissart: Chroniques, Book I, Chapter 126 -- On left bank of river, French soldiers, wearing armor, within ship, aim spears at English soldiers, wearing armor, on right bank of river. Some soldiers aim bows and arrows, others are mounted, aiming lances at French. Horseman carries standard bearing arms of England.
Text describes battle of Blanchetaque on August 26, 1346, between the English and the French.

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