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French Crossbowman

Pierpont Morgan Library. Manuscript. M.969, fol. 150r

Record ID: 337323
Name: Pierpont Morgan Library. Manuscript. M.969.
Title: Fol. 150r, I Kings.
Published/Created: Northeastern France, last quarter of 13th century.
Description: Initial E and margin, right and margin, lower : painting, on vellum.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Manuscript. M.969.
Ms. Bible with prologues; written and illuminated in northeastern France in the fourth quarter of the 13th century.
Decoration: 73 historiated initials, with numerous figures and scenes on the marginal extensions.

A Frankish Crossbowman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath, based on Morgan Library Manuscript M.969
See also Crossbowmen in L'Estoire de Merlin by Robert de Borron. BnF MS Franšais 95, Northern France, c.1280-1290
Other 13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers