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Chartres Cathedral: Charlemagne Window: Roland Kills a King

Charlemagne Window: Roland Kills a King

Roland kills a crowned opponent, who may be the giant Ferragut or King Marsile, with his sword. Panel 17 in the Charlemagne Window, c.1225, based on legends described in the Historia Caroli Magni and Song of Roland. Located between the east and northeast chapel of the apse, Chartres Cathedral, France.