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Record Number: DRY0151

Related Work: Quentin Durward

Illustration Title/Caption: The Bishop of Liege before the Boar of Ardennes

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Blok, Nikkel - Clergy - Liege, Bishop of - Marck, William de la - Murder & Murderers

Artist: Henry Marriott Paget

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.8 x 9.5

Date: 1894

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 16 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the Bishop of Liege pointing his finger defiantly at William de la Marck, who stands up in front of the throne wearing a boar’s-head mask, with the executioner Nikkel Blok at his side holding his axe [Ch. 22].

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