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Exhibition Themes > History > 93. Gilles Le Bouvier

93.  Gilles Le Bouvier (1386-ca. 1457).  La chronique des rois Charles 6 et 7 conformé aux troubles d'aujourduy. Manuscript on paper. France, late 15th century. RBML, Jeanne d'Arc Collection J1.C46

Gilles Le Bouvier, herald of the King of France and King-of-Arms of Berry, was in the army with Joan of Arc from the coronation of Charles VII at Rheims to her capture at Compiègne. His chronicle was first published in 1661. This manuscript is part of the collection formed by Acton Griscom, one of the most important collections of books and manuscripts about Joan of Arc outside of France.

Gift of Acton Griscom, 1920

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