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Selected illustrations of military interest from
'Chroniques' by Jean Froissart
The 'Harley Froissart', Part 2, British Library Harley MS 4380


f.84r, The king of Hungary in council



f.184v, Richard II resigning his crown



f.186v, Coronation of Henry IV
Harley MS 4380
Date: c.1470-1472
Title: Jean Froissart, Chroniques (the 'Harley Froissart')
Content: Jean Froissart, Chroniques, volume IV, Part 2 (the 'Harley Froissart'). Part 1 is Harley MS 4379.
Language: French
Physical Description:
    Materials: Parchment codex.
    Dimensions: 420 x 320 mm (text space: 270 x 195 mm).
    Foliation: ff. 200 (+ 3 parchment and 1 paper flyleaves at the beginning and 3 at the end).
    Script: Gothis hybrid (Bastarda).
Ownership:
Origin: Netherlands, S. (Bruges).
Provenance: Philippe de Commynes (b. 1447, d. 1511), statesman and chronicler: his added arms, quartered with those of his Flemish mother, Marguerite d'Armuyden; he probably acquired the manuscript before 1472, when he transferred his allegiance from Charles the Bold to the rival Louis XI of France.
Source: British Library Harley MS 4380



See also Burgundian soldiers in Part 1, 'Harley Froissart', Chronicles by Jean Froissart, Southern Netherlands (Bruges), c 1470-1472, British Library Harley MS 4379
'Chronicles' by Jean Froissart, Bruges, Belgium, c.1470-1475AD. Artist: Loyset Liédet et al. Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS Français 2643
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