Peterborough Psalter


The Peterborough Psalter is a name given to two different illuminated manuscripts psalters produced in the scriptorium of Peterborough Abbey. One, from the early 13th century, is now in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; the other, from the early 14th century, in the Royal Library of Belgium.

Mercy and Truth in the Cambridge MS


The Peterborough Psalter in Cambridge was perhaps produced for Robert of Lindsey, abbot of Peterborough 1214–1222.[1]


The Peterborough Psalter in Brussels was produced for Abbot Godfrey of Croyland (died 1321).[2]


  1. ^ "The Peterborough Psalter | The Fitzwilliam Museum".
  2. ^ "Home - KBR". Belgica (in French). Retrieved 5 August 2020.