MS M.736 fol. 7r

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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. 7r

Edmund of England: Scene, Tribes crossing Sea to Britain -- Saxons, Jutes, and Angles, wearing helmets and armed with shields and spears, row six ships. The ships surround a circular island with a city flanked by two trees. Fish are in the sea at the bottom of the illustration.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 1.