'Chroniques' by Jean Froissart
copy from Bruges, Belgium, c.1470-1475AD

f.60r Siege of Aubenton (1340)


A larger image of f.60r, Siege of Aubenton (1340), 'Chroniques' by Jean Froissart

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Division occidentale
Cote: Français 2643
Auteur/Titre: jean froissart, chroniques
Nom de pays: belgique
Origine: bruges
Siècle: 15ème siècle
Date: vers 1470-1475
Artiste: loyset liédet et collab.

Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS Français 2643. Captions from mandragore.bnf.fr
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The cannon is referenced as Fig. 151 in Armies of the Middle Ages, Volume 1 by Ian Heath:
151. Gun with 2 iron barrels from a 15th century edition of Froissart. It has iron-rimmed wheels and a wooden carriage and mantlet; the latter, added for the protection of the gunners, usually pivoted on the two uprights and had ropes attached to its topmost corners so that it could be hoisted up out of the way for firing.