The oath of Walter l’Espec
Coloured wood engraving by Edmund Evans
4¾ x 4 inches
Illustration for A Chronicle of England, p.144.
This representation of Walter l’Espec vowing to defeat the Scots in the reign of Stephen typifies Doyle’s style: slightly wooden, but animated by rich colour. [Continued below.]
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