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Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris
Matthaei Paris Chronica Maiora I

Invasion of Tartars, 1241


Formidabile exterminium tartarorum: a horseman kills two prostrate men with spear.


Chronica Maiora II, Saint Albans, England, ca. 124053. Folio 145r, MS 16II, Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Figure 179, p285 The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Majora by Suzanne Lewis, 1987.

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