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A 14th century illustration of costume & soldiers from the
Grandes Chroniques de France de Charles V
Great Chronicles of France of Charles V
Bibliothèque nationale de France MS Français 2813, France, c.1375-1380

folio 394, Foundation & Feast of the Order of the Star

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Fondation & Fête de l’Ordre de l’Étoile

Referenced on p8, French Armies of the Hundred Years War by David Nicolle
'The Order of the Star at Table, in a late 14th century French manuscript. The Order of the Star was founded at almost the same time as the English Order of the Garter, but did not survive long - most of its members were killed in the early battles of the Hundred Years War. (Grandes Chroniques de France, Bibliothèque Nationale Ms. Fr. 2813, f.394, Paris)
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A knight of the Order of the Star in Armies of the Middle Ages, volume 1 by Ian Heath, based on Grandes Chroniques de France de Charles V