Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund
England, Bury St Edmunds
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).