MS M.736 fol. 21v

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Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund

England, Bury St Edmunds
ca. 1130
274 x 187 mm

Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1927

MS M.736 fol. 21v

Sweyn, King of Denmark: Scene, Death -- Edmund of England wears a crown and holds a moneybag in left hand. With his right hand, he thrusts a spear into the breast of Sweyn, who also wears a crown and is lying on a bed. Behind him are curtains and three men, one with his right hand raised. The scene is within an architectural setting and has a patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Herman, Miracula Edmundi, chapter 5.