MS M.736 fol. 11v

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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. 11v

Inguar the Dane: Scene, receiving News of Edmund of England's Refusal to submit -- Twelve Danes hold spears and shields. One, who holds a sword, accompanies Inguar, who wears a helmet andhas a sword in his raised right hand. With his left hand, which is on his sheath, he indicates a messenger. The messenger has a sword suspended from his belt. He raises his right hand and holds a spear in his left. Two trees frame Inguar. The illustration has a patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 10.