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Image for St Edmund, King and Martyr.  Changing Images of a Medieval Saint.

St Edmund, King and Martyr. Changing Images of a Medieval Saint.

By: BALE, Anthony. (editor).

Price: £38.00

Publisher: York: York Medieval Press, 2009. 9781903153260:

Seller ID: 44826

ISBN: 1903153263


1st edition. "These studies demonstrate the openness and dynamism of a medieval saint's cult, showing how the saint's image could be used in many and changing contexts: Edmund's image was bent to various political and propagandistic ends, often articulating conflicting messages and ideals, negotiating identity, politics and belief." Pp.xii/198, owner's name to front free endpaper. Black cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

Image for The Life of St Edmund King and Martyr. (A Facsimile of British Library MS Harley 2278).

The Life of St Edmund King and Martyr. (A Facsimile of British Library MS Harley 2278).

By: EDWARDS, A.S.G. (editor).

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London: The British Library, 2004. 0712348719:

Seller ID: 44827

ISBN: 0712348719


John Lydgate's Illustrated Verse Life Presented to Henry VI. "It is hard to overstate the importance of the ...manuscript, both as a monument to the development of the English language, and for its illustrations - 120 images, forming narrative sequences integrated to form a coherent visual parallel to the text and with a careful fidelity to detail." Pp.23/ unpaginated beautiful facsimile of British Library MS Harley 2278, owner's name to front free endpaper. Blue cloth,... View more info

Corolla Sancti Eadmundi. The Garland of Saint Edmund King and Martyr.

By: HERVEY, Lord Francis. (edited and preface by).

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: John Murray, 1907.:

Seller ID: 44829


1st edition. Pp.lxiv/672, colour frontispiece + 7 further black & white and colour illustrations + map of East Anglia, owner's illustrated bookplate to inside front board,minor creases to lower front corner of first few pages, occasional minor spotting mainly affecting closed page edges. Red cloth boards, white vellum spine with gilt title and grean clover leaf decoration, bumps to corners and front fore edge. G+. View more info

Saint Edmund: King and Martyr.

By: HOUGHTON, Bryan.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Lavenham: Terence Dalton Ltd, 1970.:

Seller ID: 37970


1st ed. "Traces the story of Edmund from his youth in Saxony, his youth in Saxony, his landing near Hunstanton, his coronation at Bures, his life as a resistance leader to a culmination in the Battle of Thetford and his Martyrdom at Hellesdon near Norwich. The story of his relics must, if necessity, form the greater part of this book since it covers some 1100 years." Pp.92, 27 black & white illustrations and photos, plan of Bury St Edmunds Abbey to endpapers, p... View more info

The Cult of St.Edmund.

By: MATTEN, J.M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Suffolk: Drecroft Ltd, 1996. 0950693893:

Seller ID: 15156

ISBN: 0950693893


Rep. "Who was St. Edmund? What was his connection with Bury St Edmunds? What was so special about him?" Pp.40, some b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

Mirror of St Edmund.

By: STEELE, Francesca M. (translator).

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Burns & Oates Ltd, 1905.:

Seller ID: 43851


"This translation is made from Mr Horstmann's edition of the text of the Vernon and Thornton M.S.S. in the library of the Early English Writers..." 14cms x 9.5cms. Pp.x/80, black & white portrait frontispiece, front free endpaper absent, toning to half title page. Brown cloth, gilt title to front and spine. G+. View more info

The Royal Christian Martyr: St Edmund, The Last King of East Anglia.

By: STRICKLAND, Agnes.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Southwold Press, 1969.:

Seller ID: 30952


Facsimile reprint of original 1870 printing by Harrison and Sons. Pp.20, foreword by Norman Scarfe. Blue card covers, minor creasing to top corner. Scarce. VG. View more info

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Edmund. The Untold Story of the Martyr-King & His Kingdom.

By: TAYLOR, Mark.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Suffolk: Fordaro, 2014. 9780992721107:

Seller ID: 44825

ISBN: 0992721105


New edition, fully revised and updated. As featured on BBC Radio. "Murdered by the Danes aged only 29 years. Declared England's patron saint 20 years later. Worshipped by the Danes who killed him. Attended by royalty, honoured as far north as Iceland. Renowned for his miracles of fertility and protection. But his martyrdom was unrecognised for 250 years. Why?" Pp.116, black & white photos, illustrations and maps throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info