MS. Ashmole 1523
Summary Catalogue no.: 8229The Bromholm Psalter
Psalter ('The Bromholm Psalter'); England (?Norwich), early 14th century, with additions, mid-15th century
Other initials. Partly defaced. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 537, pl. LII, fols. 1–168).
Fols. 169–258: fine borders, historiated and other initials. In four different styles. Additions to a Psalter of 14th century beginning. Line endings also added throughout. On fol. 212v 'Wils' sad', possibly one of the artists. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 982)
Provenance and Acquisition
Bromholm, Norfolk, Cluniac priory of St Andrew: Cluniac kalendar. At 15 June 'Dedicacio ecclesie S. Andree de Bromholmia et altaris in capella noua'. (MLGB3: Liturgical evidence, often to be found in the kalendar).
'Ex dono Edmundi Wymondham militis amico suo Ricardo Southwell militi xmo. die Septembris 1562'. (MLGB3)
Digital Bodleian (38 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.