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The Last Judgement, In 'The Grandisson Psalter'

The Last Judgement, In 'The Grandisson Psalter'

Medium: Ink, pigments and gold on vellum

Date: 1275

Shelfmark: Additional MS 21926

Item number: f.25r

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

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This Psalter is named after one of its owners, John Grandisson, who was bishop of Exeter from 1327 until his death in 1369. It was adapted for his use, having originally been made for someone who perhaps lived in the area of Chichester. The Last Judgement is depicted with Christ enthroned, displaying his wounds, while angels sound the Last Trump, and figures rise from their graves below.

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