James Redfern
St. Edmund the Martyr

Salisbury Cathedral, England

All medieval accounts have St. Edmund killed by a volley of either javelins or arrows. Either weapon can easily break off from a statue, which most likely explains the sculptor's decision to portray the saint pierced by a dagger in the left chest.

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Source: James Avery via this page at Wikimedia Commons.