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'Culross Psalter', made for Richard Marshall, Cistercian Abbot of Culross

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'Culross Psalter', made for Richard Marshall, Cistercian Abbot of Culross
DescriptionThe psalter was probably written at Culross Abbey, Scotland, for abbot Richard Marshall, as recorded in an inscription in gold on folio 6 verso. It contains a calendar in red and black (folio 1); (ii) Psalter and Canticles (folio 7); (iii) Litany, including Saints Servanus, Blaan, Kentigern and Findoca (folio 185 verso); (iv) Office of the Dead and prayers (folio 189). With decorative initials and borders, and a historiated initial of David playing the harp (folio 7).
ShelfmarkAdv.MS.18.8.11
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Manuscripts from Scotland
Medieval and early modern manuscripts
DescriptionA selection of over 200 volumes of medieval and early modern manuscripts, dating from the 9th to the 17th century. Some of Scotland's most important early manuscripts are included in the many Scottish volumes. These are complemented by interesting and significant works of international origin, including volumes from France, England, the Low Countries, Italy and a number of other countries. Most of the manuscripts were collected by the Advocates Library, the forerunner of the National Library of Scotland.
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