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Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund
England, Bury St Edmunds, ca. 1130
MS M.736 fol. 11v

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Inguar the Dane: Scene, receiving News of Edmund of England's Refusal to submit -- Twelve Danes hold spears, battle-axes, and shields. One holds sword, accompanying Inguar wearing helmet, with sword in raised right hand, and left hand on sheath indicating messenger with sword suspended from belt, raising right hand and holding spear in left hand.
Two trees frame Inguar. Patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 10.

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