Psalter

Record ID: 
77029
Accession number: 
MS M.134
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
England, between 1450 and 1475.
Binding: 
English 17th-century tan calf, on back 5 pelicans in piety, lettered: Roman Psalter; in tan cloth case lettered: Psalter - English (St. Albans) - XV cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
122 leaves (1 column, 24 lines), bound : vellum, ill. 210 x 150 mm
Provenance: 
Inscriptions on fol. 3 mention early owners: Robert Swaynson, 15th century; John Sibley of St. Albans, after 1559; Nicolas Rand, before 1588; John Rande of Rowell, 1588-1618; John Rand, son of the preceding, 1624; on fol. 119: Mrs. Frances Rand, 1669; John Lamb, ca. 1680; Jonathan Wicks of Tilbury, before 1716; Thomas Earle, vicar of Malmesbury, 1716; Elizabeth Partner (Parker?), ca. 1830; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. psalter; calendar for Sarum; written and decorated in England, 1450-1475.
Decoration: 1 floriated border, 10 decorated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: