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Beatus page, Whole folio Psalm 1, beginning with initial 'B', King David harping. Border decoration with birds. Lower margin; the arms of England and the Counts of Holland between David and Goliath. The psalter was probably commissioned to celebrate the proposed marriage of Prince Alphonso, son of King Edward I, and Margaret, daughter of Florent V, Count of Holland, which did not take place due to the death of Alphonso in August 1284 Image taken from Alfonso Psalter formerly known as the Tenison Psalter. Originally published in England London/Westminster or East Anglia; 1284 and circa 1316. Illustrated by The Court School.
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