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The Ramsey Psalter

Produced in England, Ramsay Abbey, ca. 1300–10
New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.302; St. Paul im Lavantthal, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. 58/1 (cod. XXV/2,19)

Commissioned by the Ramsay Abbey cellarer, Walter of Grafham, this manuscript was no doubt intended as a gift for the abbot at this time, John of Sawtry.


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Open to fols. 16v—the calendar page for December, with the head of a Benedictine monk and the inscription “Grafham honoretur” in the lower margin, and 17r—with a full-page, two-register miniature depicting the dedication of Ramsay Abbey and its foundation.


Thumbnail image from the Ramsey PsalterOpen to fol. 120v–121r.

 

Thumbnail image from the Ramsey PsalterDetail of gold captial on fol. 121r.

 

Facsimile: Der Ramsey-Psalter: Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe von Codex 58/1 der Stiftsbibliothek St. Paul im Lavanttal (fols. 2-5, 11-174) und Ms M.302 der Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (fols. 1-5=fols. 6-10 der Originalhandschrift), ed. Lucy Freeman Sandler, Codices selecti phototypice impressi, 103 (Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1999)

Gift of Saint Louis University Library Associates

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