MS M.736 fol. 19v

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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. 19v

MS M.736 fol. 19v

Edmund of England: Scene, Thieves hanged -- Two men, one seated astride a pole hung between two trees, hang eight thieves wearing long loin cloths. The hands of the thieves are bound to a pole (gallows). The illustration has a patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 16.