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The Luttrell Psalter Film Clothing: Part 1

We took the decision early on in the process of making the film, and in consultation with The Collection (the museum in Lincoln for whom the film was made), to reproduce recognisable images from the Psalter rather than to reinterpret … Continue reading

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The Pottery

We asked Andrew MacDonald (below) of the Pot Shop, Lincoln, to create the replica medieval pottery used in the Luttrell Psalter Film. Andrew is a specialist potter who creates Prehistoric, Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, Post medieval and Maiolica pots as well … Continue reading

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Archaeology

As part of our preparation for the making of the Luttrell Psalter Film, Washingborough Archaeology Group (WAG) organised an archaeology field walk of a Lincolnshire lost medieval village.  Finds from this exercise were used to give additional information to the … Continue reading

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Finding the locations, the specialists and the skills.

In the making of The Luttrell Psalter Film, the key questions were how much of each illustration could we take at face value; how much should we attribute to artistic licence or to allegorical meanings too complex to be fully … Continue reading

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Talking to the experts

The Luttrell Psalter is rich with images of everyday village life in the 14th century. In a series of detailed illustrations significant events of the medieval agricultural year, from sowing to harvesting, including the odd domestic incident on the way, … Continue reading

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Irnham in Lincolnshire

November 2006 The Luttrell Psalter is named after its patron Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord of the Manor at Irnham,  in Lincolnshire.  It is thought quite possible that some of the Luttrell Psalter illustrations were about and created upon his manor … Continue reading

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The Luttrell Psalter Film Patrons

We selected our patrons, Michelle Brown and Terry Jones, with great care. Michelle Brown is a professor of Medieval Manuscript Studies and a specialist in the Luttrell Psalter itself. Michelle has been very supportive of our project and very generous … Continue reading

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