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King Edward III Wearing Armour In A Historiated Initial, In A Historical Compilation

King Edward III Wearing Armour In A Historiated Initial, In A Historical Compilation

Medium: Ink, pigments and gold on vellum

Date: 1390

Shelfmark: Cotton MS Nero D VI

Item number: f.4r

Length: 35.5

Width: 23

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

In the large illuminated initial 'E', Edward III, king of England (1327-1377), stands with drawn sword, wearing a crown and armour with the arms of England. This is the first text in the volume, and concerns the peace between England and France.

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