12thC Calligraphy & Illuminaion
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Constance of Aragon
Constance: 1154-1198; Constance was the heiress of the Norman kings of Sicily and the wife of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor. She was Queen of Sicily in 1194-1198, jointly with her husband from 1194 to 1197, and with her infant son Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, in 1198.
Liber ad honorem Augusti by Pietro da Eboli, c.1197 Folio 102r. Triumphal entry of King Tancred into Palermo "Ingresso trionfale di re Tancredi in Palermo". King Tancred on horseback, an eagle on his crown, on the head of his horse and on his standard. His sword is carried before him. His sons ride behind. the smaller image of folio 102r