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        Ms Fr 2643 fol.11 Execution of Hugh Despenser, from Froissart's Chronicle

        French School, (15th century); French. Medium: vellum. Date: 15th Century. Hugh Despenser the Younger (1286-1326) son and heir of Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winchester; after the defeat of Edward II, condemned to death by Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer; hanged, castrated, drawn and quartered, beheaded; at Hereford on 24 November 1326 Provenance: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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