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London, British Library, Harley 863

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  • Fols 1r-6v Red, green, blue and brown ink is used for the calendar.
  • Initials and some rubrics of the psalter are alternately green, red, metallic red and blue. Some initials are very elaborate: for example, the display line to Psalm 1 is written in red and black ink; at the beginning of Psalm 51 is an incomplete drawing in lead of an oval containing a floral design.
  • The text is divided by drawings of figures.
  • fol. 20r A small face in red ink.
  • fol. 54r A drawing in red of a figure with a crowned human head and a serpentine body.