Category: Heraldry, politics and art (Marjolijn Kruip)

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[Project:] Heraldry, politics and art: The Order of the Golden Fleece

PhD thesis drs. Marjolijn Kruip, Radboud University Nijmegen, department of Art History   The Order of the Golden Fleece In 1430 the Burgundian duke Philip the Good founded the Order of the Golden Fleece to promote and defend Christianity. This knightly order also institutionalised the duke’s aims in being a Christian ruler (a king) in an expanding Christian domain, e.g. by planning a new crusade. The Order of the...