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Luttrell Psalter, The

Synopsis
Shows illustrations from the Luttrell Psalter, one of the best-known English illuminated manuscripts, revealing glimpses of everyday life on a typical country estate. Other sequences show modern re-creations of medieval farming and lifestyles. Contents include the making of the Luttrell Psalter; farm implements and animals; clothing; food and feasting; leisure; illness and health; knights and soldiers; religious beliefs and stories.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 22 min.
Year of production
1993
Availability
Out of Distribution; £12.95 (inclusive)
Notes
Programme noes from www.channel4.com/schools/netnotes.
Uses
Age 11 and up.
Subjects
English language and literature; History
Keywords
illuminated manuscripts; medieval manuscripts

Production Company

Name

British Library

Distributor

Name

Turpin Distribution Services Ltd

Phone
01462 672555
Fax
01642 480947
Address
Blackhorse Road
Letchworth
Herts
SG6 1HN

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