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Medieval rural life in the Luttrell Psalter

Author: Janet Backhouse; British Library.
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Series: Medieval world in manuscripts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Luttrell Psalter, written and illuminated in England early in the fourteenth century for Sir Geoffrrey Luttrell of Irnham in Lincolnshire, is one of the most famous manuscripts in the world on account of the numerous scenes of everyday life in the medieval English countryside that mingle with the religious images on its pages." "Written by internationally respected expert Janet Backhouse, Medieval Rural Life in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Ouvrages illustrés
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Named Person: Geoffrey Luttrell, Sir; Geoffrey Luttrell, Sir; Geoffrey Luttrell, Sir; Geoffrey Luttrell, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Backhouse; British Library.
ISBN: 0802083994 9780802083999
OCLC Number: 44069050
Notes: Co-published by the British Library.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Medieval world in manuscripts.
Responsibility: Janet Backhouse.

Abstract:

Attractive marginal illustrations in this celebrated psalter show scenes of life in medieval England: the annual cycle of growing crops, domestic animals, sports, pastimes, entertainers and musicians.

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