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Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris
Matthaei Paris Chronica Maiora I

A Knight Spares His Father's Murderer, 1232


Knight tilts at man who stands embracing cross on mound. A knight spares his enemy out of reverence for the cross.


Chronica Maiora II, Saint Albans, England, ca. 124053. Folio 82v, MS 16II, Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Figure 197, p311 The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Majora by Suzanne Lewis, 1987.

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