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Record Number: FIS0063

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Pardoners legend / Legende du vendeur de pardons

Keyword(s): Drama & Performance - Games - Religion - Seyton, Catherine

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8 x 13.4

Date: 1837

Source Text: Waverley Novels, 48 vols (London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1836-39)

Position in Source Text: vol. 21, facing p. 123

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/21

Image File Name: 0007327d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Catherine Seyton intervening in the (anti-Catholic) folk drama of the Pardoner's Legend, and felling the jester [Ch. 27]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 52] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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