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Illuminated Psalm 68 Initials, In A Psalter In Latin And French

The calendar of this Psalter, written in parallel
Latin and French versions, was clearly intended for a Benedictine
house in the north of England. It includes the dedication of the
church of Embleton, a few miles north of Alnwick, in
Northumberland. There is also an inscription stating that it was
given to St. Mary's Abbey, Whalley, between Clitheroe and
Blackburn. Psalm 68 begins 'Save me': 'Salvum me' in Latin, 'Salf
me' in French. Each version has an illuminated initial 'S' filled
with coloured foliate ornament.