Medieval March from the Macclesfield Psalter

Can you believe that it’s finally March?  The days for us in Britain are getting longer and the snow has hopefully gone once and for all. Is Spring just peaking around that elusive corner?

To celebrate, here is the calender page for March from the Macclesfield Psalter.

Macclesfield Psalter - March‘March’ folio 3r from The Macclesfield Psalter,
probably produced at Gorleston, East Anglia circa 1330
Gold & tempera on vellum, 17cm x 10.8cm,
© The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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All digital images from the Macclesfield Psalter appear by courtesy of The Fitzwilliam Museum and may not be reproduced (© The Fitzwilliam Museum).

Further reading
Stella Panayotova The Macclesfield Psalter: A Complete Facsimile (2008)
Stella Panayotova The Macclesfield Psalter Book (Cambridge, 2005)
Stella Panayotova The Macclesfield Psalter (PDF format on CD)(Cambridge, 2005)

You may also be interested in the following
– January from The Macclesfield Psalter
A pinch & a punch for the first of the month: February from The Macclesfield Psalter
– Images from the British Library’s online images from the early modern period
– Images from the medieval illuminated manuscripts
– The Macclesfield Psalter

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