Author: dominiquedelgrange

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[Publication:] François Boniface, Les Rois de la Fête de l’Épinette de Lille

The well-known armorials of the Epinette reproduce with some differences a manuscript presented to the city council of Lille by Nicolas Tournemine and Jean de Villers in January 1566. The oldest version of these armorials, which may have served them as model, was drafted and painted by Gaspard Dubois, pursuivant of arms of the city of Lille, at the end of the fifteenth century, but disappeared long ago. Between...