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Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund
England, Bury St Edmunds, ca. 1130
MS M.736 fol. 14v
1) Edmund of England: Scene, Martyrdom -- One of two executioners is armed with halberd; the other, wearing sheath, holds sword pointing toward Edmund decapitated, head falling to ground.
Above, Hand of God emerges from arc of heaven, holding dove representing soul. Patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 10.
2) Edmund of England: Scene, Head hidden -- One man (witness) stands in tree, glances toward man, armed with sheathed sword, placing head of Edmund in brambles. Patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapters 11 (Head hidden) and 12 (Witness to hiding the head).
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