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Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Racio
France, Lyon, ca. 1465
MS M.820. Fol. 143r

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Livres du Roy Modus et de la Royne Ratio: Scene, setting Fire to Dwellings of Vices -- Three men, one wearing hat, each holding torch, set fire to three shed-like structures with thatched roofs. Group of soldiers, mounted (most only partially visible), holding lances, with mounted king, crowned, leading, are at left. At right, soldiers on foot, looking back at the fires, move toward building or city at right.
Scene in landscape with hill and trees, building in background.Text is from ch. 224 of Livres du Roy Modus et de la Royne Ratio.

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