The Winchester Psalter
The Winchester Psalter, an illustrated bilingual Psalter.
Twelve manuscripts of the 12th to 13th centuries are known of the so-called Oxford Psalter, based on the Gallicanum version, a translation compiled in England, and all have an English connection. The Winchester Psalter, with an extensive cycle of images, is the most splendid copy of these English manuscripts. This beautiful example of medieval religious text is now on display in the British Library. Here is one example of an illustration - it is of an angel locking the door of hell