Selected 14th century illustrations of costume & soldiers from the
Chroniques de France ou de St Denis
Chronicles of France or of Saint Denis (from 1270 to 1380)
British Library MS Royal 20 C VII, c.1398


Origin: France, Central (Paris)
Date: Last quarter of the 14th century, after 1380
Language: French
Script: Gothic
Artists: Virgil Master and his atelier
Decoration: 266 two or one-column miniatures planned, some drawn but unpainted (quires xi-xv), some repainted later, and some miniature-spaces left blank (quires xvi-xvii, xx-xxiii), at the beginning of chapters.
Dimensions in mm: 385 x 280 (250 x 180)
Source: British Library, Royal 20 C VII



Chroniques de France ou de St Denis, BL Royal 16 G VI, France, 1332-1350
Grandes Chroniques de France de Charles V BnF MS Français 2813, France, c.1375-1380
Other 14th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers