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Don Sebastian22 Jun 2017 9:51 p.m. PST

Check out this illuminated manuscript. The man in the bottom right is labelled "l'aventurier", And seems to be a soldier:

Druzhina22 Jun 2017 11:16 p.m. PST

The costume is not unlike one in Breydenbach's Peregrinationes in Terram Sanctam, Crusaders at Damietta, 1522
The inscription is similar, using an overscore to indicate an abbreviation of the 'n'.
The BnF think he is a soldier.

Breydenbach's Peregrinationes in Terram Sanctam, 1486

Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Jun 2017 2:23 a.m. PST

Nice find!

Note his position next to a beggar and labourer…

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