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Janina Examines the Beautiful Alphonso Psalter

Prince Alphonso's Psalter was commissioned as a wedding gift in 1284 for King Edward I's son and heir the ten year old Prince Alphonso, who was to wed a Countess from the Netherlands.

The book is full of fantastical characters adorned in bright colours; from a figure wrestling with a lion to an image of a Mermaid, it is designed to delight and intrigue a young boy.

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