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Cod. Pal. germ. 848
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Codex Manesse, early 14th century

43v Count Wernher von Homberg (d. 1320)

The Italian City Militia on the lower left

Source: Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
The Manesse Codex is a book copied and illustrated between 1305 and 1340 in Zürich. It contains love songs in Middle High German by important poets, several of whom were famous rulers.
Back to the full image of Codex Manesse, f43v - Count Wernher von Homberg fighting Italian City Militia

See also Italian Communal Militiamen, 12th-13th centuries, in Armies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 by Ian Heath, based on the Codex Manesse