14th century illustrations of costume & soldiers from the
Chroniques de France ou de St Denis
Chronicles of France or of Saint Denis (from 1270 to 1380)
British Library MS Royal 20 C VII, c.1398

Folio 133r, Outbreak of Jacquerie


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the outbreak of Jacquerie.



Referenced on p13, French Armies of the Hundred Years War by David Nicolle
French soldiers killing Jaquerie rebels. The latter are shown in middle-class costume rather than as poverty-stricken peasants. The soldiers are also well equipped, wearing a variety of helmets including one covered in scales. (Chroniques de St Denis, British Library, Ms. Roy. 20, C. VII, f.133, London)


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