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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 114r

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Charles VIII leaving Naples -- In upper miniature, Charles VIII, inscribed LO GRAN ROYA DE FRANZA, wearing hat, holding rod, possibly astride horse, is surrounded by six (?) soldiers wearing helmets and armor, astride bridled, caparisoned horses, one carrying cross-bow, three holding lances; four men possibly courtiers, wearing hats, walking; and two horsemen wearing hats, one carrying bannered trumpet decorated with French heraldry (azure, three fleur-de-lis or).
In lower margin, fleet of French ships, one with banner decorated with French heraldry (azure, three fleur-de-lis or).
Eagle in left margin.

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