Illustration from

Life of Saint Alban by Matthew Paris

Vie de Seint Auban

King Offa Setting Out on His Expedition

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From a section probably dating after 1250AD.

Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS 177, fol. 55v (80 x 160 mm.).
Figure 226, p382 The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Majora by Suzanne Lewis, 1987.

A 13th century trumpeter in Armies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 by Ian Heath - based on 'King Offa Setting Out on His Expedition' by Matthew Paris.



Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris, c.124053