Saturday 13 October 2012

Cambridge Digital Library: some shots of one treasure

Treasures of the Library > Life of St Edward the Confessor  by Matthew ParisThe Battle of Stamford Bridge and the death of Harald Hardrada (wielding a battleaxe).(image 70, page 32v)

The landing of King Harald Hardrada near York, and the defeat of the Northumbrian army.(image 67, page 31r)

The battle of Hastings. Harold lies on the ground lower-right, an arrow in his left eye.(image 74, page 34v) 

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