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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 96v

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Edward the Martyr: Scene, Murder --Executioner, with knife in right hand, pierces breast of Edward, crowned, raising cup to lips with left hand, seated with legs crossed on bench; woman, veiled, raising right hand, standing at right.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign as death of Edward the Martyr, king of England.

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