The Luttrell Psalter, one of the treasures of the British Library has been digitized and now is on line. Previously only scholars were allowed to handle this fragile, priceless masterpiece. But thanks to the new world of electronics, everybody who loves medieval art and calligraphy can view evey page.
The Luttrell Psalter is one of the most famous medieval manuscripts
because of its rich illustrations of everyday life in the 14th century.
It was made in the diocese of Lincoln for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell (1276 -
1345) of Irnham, probably sometime between 1325 and 1335.
The text was written throughout by one scribe and illuminated by at least five different artists