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

Folio 186r, The English army


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Referenced on p120, Knight - Noble Warrior of England 1200-1600 by Christopher Gravett
Sir Robert Knollys with Sir Thomas Grandison, from a French manuscript of c.1392. Under the red cross of St George English troops wear quilted jupons over their armour; some laced or buttoned up the front. The commanders have exchanged their helmets for a top hat and hood-turban. One carries a baton.



See alsoCommander of Companions, Sir Robert Knollys, in Armies of the Middle Ages, Volume 1 by Ian Heath, based on the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis British Library MS Royal 20 C VII
A mercenary Companion man-at-arms, in Armies of the Middle Ages, Volume 1 by Ian Heath, based on the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis British Library MS Royal 20 C VII
Englsih Flags, in Armies of the Middle Ages, Volume 1 by Ian Heath, based on the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis British Library MS Royal 20 C VII