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Royal 16 G VI f. 3 Coronation of Pharamond
Coronation of Pharamond
Description: Miniature of the coronation of Pharamond, a legendary king of the Franks, with a pagan duke, wearing a circlet, to the left, and two Christian kings of France, to the right, identified by the fleur-de-lis on their robes. By tradition, the fleur-de-lis was given to the French during the reign of Clovis, the first Christian king. A full border containing a knight holding a shield with the arms of John II as duke of Normandy (1332-1350) before his coronation, and a foliate initial 'C'(il), at the beginning of the prologue. 
Origin: France, Central (Paris) 
Attribution: Mahiet 


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