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Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund
England, Bury St Edmunds, ca. 1130
MS M.736 fol. 19v

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

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