Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund
Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1927
Sweyn, King of Denmark: Scene, refusing Egelwin's Request for Exemption from Tribute ñ A male attendant stands behind Sweyn, who wears a crown and is seated on a throne with a footstool.
With his right hand, he directs two men, one armed with a club, who are attacking Egelwin of Bury St. Edmunds. Egelwin is tonsured and in monk's habit. He is holding a tau-staff and is asking for exemption from tribute for his church. Above Sweyn is in an architectural setting. The illustration has a patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Herman, Miracula Edmundi, chapter 5.