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

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Edmund of England: Scene, Coronation and Consecration -- Two groups of men, two armed with swords, flank two bishops holding croziers. One presents scepter to Edmund seated on cushioned bench with footstool.
The other places cross-surmounted crown on his head. Scene within curtained architectural setting. Decorated frame.
Illustration of Abbo of Fleury, Passio Edmundi, chapter 3 (Edmund crowned King of East Anglia).

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