Luttrell Psalter

Luttrell Psalter

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Caption: Psalm 24; Thomas Becket, Whole folio Text; Psalm 24 beginning with initial 'D', a nimbed man resembling Christ stands pointing to his mouth. Marginal decoration, including a robin, a green parrot, and a jay. In lower margin, the Martyrdom of St.Thomas Becket. Thomas kneels in front of an altar, with four knights behind him; the nearest knight, Reginald Fitzurse, is cleaving the saint's head with a golden sword. Image taken from Luttrell Psalter. Originally published in England East Anglia; circa 1325-1335.

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