MS M.736 fol. 19r

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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. 19r

Edmund of England: Scene, Thieves arrested ñ A mitered bishop, Theodred of London, sits on a cathedra. He holds a crozier in his left hand and raises his right hand toward a man who is binding the hands of one of eight men.Ttwo of the men already have their hands bound. The scene is in an architectural setting of three domical structures and has a patterned background.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 16.