MS M.801, fol. 118r

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Werner Rolevinck

Fasciculus temporum

Naples, Italy
ca. 1498
420 x 230 mm
MS M.801
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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Liberation of Naples -- Horseman, wearing hat, blows bannered trumpet decorated with heraldry of France (azure, three fleur-de-lis or) next to Gilbert de Bourbon, count of Montpensier, inscribed MONPIZIERE, wearing plumed helmet and armor, holding raised sword with right hand, astride back-turned horse. Two other soldiers astride horses, holding bannered (?) lances with right hand move right toward Castel Nuovo, with banner decorated with heraldry of France.
Below, two confronted groups of soldiers astride horses, gallop toward each other, lances raised. Man wearing hood plays pipe and tabor behind two running soldiers holding spears and shields; at right two men holding knives stand behind tall man as fool, wearing horned hood, his clothes possibly decorated with bells, playing pipe and tabor.
At bottom, of soldiers fighting, two arm crossbow, one placing bolt on the bow; others fight with spears; two have shields, one decorated with heraldry of Aragon, the other with heraldry of France, one holding sword; headless body is on ground. Above the soldiers is inscription LA CHIAZA DE BURMO.