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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 108v

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, French entering Naples -- Parade of French and Italian officials, four astride horses, including two wearing plumed hats carrying lances, one horse wearing caparison decorated with fleur-de-lis; two wearing hats, Matteo Coppola, with bird perching on left hand below inscription MATTEO COPPULA and Lancelotto Agnese, inscribed LANCELLOTTA ANGNEISE. Soldier wearing helmet and armor, carrying halberd on left shoulder walks before the horsemen.
Below, eight soldiers or knights, five wearing plumed hats on helmets, six holding lances, are astride horses, five caparisoned.
Parade is continued on following page.

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