MS M.736 fol. 9v

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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. 9v

Edmund of England: Scene, Landing of Danes -- Danes, armed with shields and spears, row seven Viking ships, including five with animal-headed prows. Three of the Danes walk on planks to land. At the bottom of the illustration, fish are shown in the sea.

Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 5 (Danes under Hinguar and Hubba land in Britain).