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Illustration from

Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris
Matthaei Paris Chronica Maiora I

Combat between Canute the Dane and Edmund Ironside, 1016


Single combat on horseback between Aedmundus ferreum latus and Cnuto rex Dacie. Angli and Daci in two towers right and left.


Chronica Maiora I, Saint Albans, England, ca. 124053. Folio 80v, MS 26, Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Plate III The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Majora by Suzanne Lewis, 1987.

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