Manuscript: MS. Douce 366
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Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 366
(The Ormesby Psalter)
 

Produced: England, ca. 1300

Language: Latin

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Media: Parchment
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Folios: 214  Height: 39.4 cm   Width: 27.9 cm

Manuscript type: Psalter

Location: Bodleian Library (University of Oxford), Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Family: n/a

 



 | Copyright 2003 Bodleian Library, Oxford University | Folio 147v


 
Description

A magnificent psalter, possibly from a monestary in Norwich, with the inscription "Psaltarium Roberti de Ormseby monachi Norwyci...", thus known as the Ormseby Psalter. Beautifully decorated with paintings, borders and marginal illustrations. Some of the marginal illustrations contain bestiary and other animal themes.

Bodleian summary catalog number 21941.


 
Editions and Facsimiles



Digital facsimiles: Bodleian Library (partial)

 

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