Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund by John Lydgate
British Library Yates Thompson MS 47
Kunbertus, Bishop of Elmanense, calls the States & declares Edmund King.
Yates Thompson MS 47
Date: between 1461 and c 1475
Title: John Lydgate, Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund
Dimensions: 250 x 170 mm (text space: 140 x 95 mm).
Script: Gothic cursive (Anglicana).
Ownership: The copy of John Lydgate's Lives of SS Edmund and Fremund is datable after 1461 because of internal references to Edward IV (r. 1461-1470).
The manuscript was copied by the Edmund-Fremund scribe and artists who were active near Bury St Edmunds during the 1460s and who collaborated on several other Lydgate manuscripts.
British Library Yates Thompson MS 47.
See also an Alabaster panel with a scene of the Martyrdom of St Thomas Becket, England, 1450-1500.
Other 15th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers