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'Queen Emma's Chastity tried by ordeal fire', 1773. Creator: William Walker.

'Queen Emma's Chastity tried by ordeal fire', 1773. Creator: William Walker.

2-713-441 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Queen Emma's Chastity tried by ordeal fire', 1773. Emma of Normandy (985-1052), walked over red hot metal without harm at Winchester Cathedral to prove her marital fidelity. After Samuel Wale (1721-1786). From "A New and Complete History of England, From the Earliest Period of Authentic Intelligence to the Present Time", by Temple Sydney. [J. Cooke, London, 1773]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580039545
  1. 2-713-441
  1. 2713441

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3832x5960
File Size : 22304kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. William Walker, attributed to: British: Printmaker
After
  1. Samuel Wale: British: Artist, painter, draughtsman, and engraver
Subject
  1. Queen Alfgyfe: British, English: Queen
People Related
  1. Sydney Temple: British: Author
  2. J Cooke: British: Publisher, Author
  3. King Canute: Danish: King of England, Denmark and Norway
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Portrait
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Hampshire
  6. --------------- Winchester
  1. 51 01 00 N , 001 19 00 W

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