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Miscellany on the life of St. Edmund
England, Bury St Edmunds, ca. 1130
MS M.736 fol. 8r

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Edmund of England: Scene, Tribes dividing Kingdom -- Three compartments enclose Saxons, Jutes and Angles.
Three leaders wear caps; one extends sword; one, with sword suspended from belt, extends spear grasped by two of the men; and the third extends shield. Tree. Patterned background and decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 1.

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