Merovingian. A lazy king’s chariot with guardians.

chariot, Carolingian, Merovingian king, 6th, century,
A lazy king’s chariot – In the background, a peasant’s chariot. Char d’un roi fainéant – Au fond, char de paysan.

Merovingian. A lazy king’s chariot with guardians – In the background, a peasant’s chariot.

Char d’un roi fainéant – Au fond, char de paysan.

Source: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, par Henri Gourdon de Genouillac, 1879. Henri Gourdon, known as Gourdon de Genouillac (1826 – 1898) was a French historian, novelist and heraldist specialising in the French nobility and its coats of arms. He was scientific editor of the Journal des employés de Paris, the Journal héraldique, the Monde artiste (1862-1898) and the Passe-temps, a literary and anecdotal journal.

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