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  • Te gloriosus Apostolorum chorus, Te Prophetarum laudabilis numerus, Te Martyrum candidatus laudat exercitus.

    Te Deum...I do like this picture!

  • According to the Life of Wilfrid, King Ecgfrith of Northumbria and his army of horsemen equitatus exercitus won an important battle against the Picts in 672.

    Horses in seventh-century England

  • Si quo pacto fieri civitas aut exercitus posset partim ex his qui amant, partim ex his, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The Distinction actus exercitus/actus significatus in Medieval Semantics.

    Peter of Spain

  • It is an innumerable group that the liturgy calls martyrum candidatus exercitus, the ‘candid crowd of martyrs’.

    Angelus: Entrusting to Mary all the martyrs and the persecuted for the Gospel

  • Quando autem vult equitare de vna terra ad aliam, habet 4. exercitus equitum, et vnus per vnam dietam ipsum antecedit, secundus aliam, et tertius similitèr, et quartus; ita quod semper ipse se tenet in medio in modum crucis; et ita omnes exercitus habent omnes dietas suas ordinatas, quod inueniunt omnia victualia parata sine defectu.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Indiam superiorem duci magnus exercitus per terras, nisi per tres tantummodo transitus, quorum iste est vnus, qui tamen non valet transiri nisi tempore glaciei, et hic appellatus est Lodekonc.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Alter per Turquescen, et per Persiam, tamen ibi sunt deserta plurium dietarum, in quibus nisi esset exercitus bene prouisus, posset perire.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Et ducitur cum processione maius Idolum per circuitum ciuitatis, in curru preciosissimo, modis omnibus perornato, et præcedunt in numero magno puellæ cantantes binæ, et binæ ordinatissimè, succeditque pluralitas Musicorum cum instrumentis varijs simphonizantes, quos continuè subsequitur currus, cuius lateribus coniungit se peregrinorum exercitus, qui et venerunt de remotis.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Chingischam etiam illo tempore, quo dimisit alios exercitus contra Orientem, per terram Kergis cum cxpeditione perrexit, quos tamen tunc bello non vicit et vt nobis dicebatur, ibidem vsque ad montes Caspios peruenit.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

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