Bay 19 - Life of St Nicholas

Row 8 (panels 22-24) -
The Prefect and the Emperor each dream of the Saint

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The Golden Legend tells how the night before they are due to be executed, the three wrongfully accused princes (seen manacled and morose in the right-hand panel) pray to St Nicholas for salvation. That night, both the prefect and the Emperor experience visions of Saint Nicholas demanding that their release. The men are duly freed.


(centre panel bottom); "IMPERATOR"

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