MS M.736 fol. 8v

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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. 8v

Edmund of England: Scene, Coronation and Consecration -- Two groups of men, each including one man armed with a sword, flank two bishops holding croziers. One bishop hands a scepter to Edmund, who is seated on a cushioned bench with his feet on a footstool. The other bishop places a cross-surmounted crown on Edmundís head. The scene is in a curtained room within an architectural setting, and the illustration has a decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 3 (Edmund crowned King of East Anglia).