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Record Number: FIS0094

Related Work: Quentin Durward

Illustration Title/Caption: Murder of the Bishop of Liege / Assassinat de l'eveque de Liege

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

Artist: John Franklin

Engraver: Edward J. Portbury

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.2 x 11.9

Date: 1838

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 32 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/32

Image File Name: 0014590d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Bishop of Liege lying on the floor, having been executed by Nikkel Blok at the command of William de la Marck [Ch. 22]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 71] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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