[Project:] Heraldry, politics and art: The Order of the Golden Fleece
AbstractPhD thesis drs. Marjolijn Kruip, Radboud University Nijmegen, department of Art History Chapter of the Order of the Golden Fleece. The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Ms 76 E 10, fol. 5v. Source: manuscripts.kb.nl. 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....