A masquerade in which King Charles VI of France and some others, dressed as wildmen in shaggy costumes, are nearly burned to death by accident. Aquatint by J. Harris after J. Froissart.
- Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?
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The "Bal des ardents" from Froissart's Chroniques, British Library Harley MS 4380, as published ca. 1800? The masque or masquerade at the Palace of Saint-Pol was intended to celebrate the marriage of Catherine de Fastaverin, one of the queen's waiting women
A masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger. J. Harris sculp.
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Wellcome Library no. 32698i