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Charles the Bald from BL Royal 16 G IX, f. 7

Charles the Bald from BL Royal 16 G IX, f. 7

 
 
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Miniature of Charles the Bold enthroned with the arms of Burgundy above, receiving the book from Vasco de Lucena, with a tapestry in the back of the room decorated with the flint and steel of Burgundy and Charles' motto 'Je lay emprins; encircled by a full border containing the royal arms of England on a shield and on two banners held by a siren and a knight, with a foliate initial 'A'(tres), at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 7 of Cyropaedia (Cyropédie). Written in French.

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