MS M.736 fol. 10r

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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. 10r

Edmund of England: Scene, Danes attacking Town -- Three groups of Danes, armed with spears, swords, and shields, attack a city in flames, which is defended by an archer and three soldiers armed with spears and shields. Below are men, women, and children. Some are fleeing, and others are slain. The illustration has a patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 5 (Hinguar burns town).