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The Scottish Psalter, 1566, Wode's MS, illustrated Vol. I. Tenor; II.Treble; III. Bass, 1566

Identifier: La.III.483
Scottish Metrical Psalter, Bindings
Scottish Metrical Psalter, Bindings

Scope and Contents

Illustrated Scottish metrical psalter in three volumes dated 1566, on paper, that belonged to Thomas Wode, vicar of St Andrews. These are the first three partbooks of the first set of the work known as 'The Wode Psalter', and contains the cantus, tenor and bassus. For a more detailed description, see the following website:


  • 1566


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3 manuscript volumes

Related Materials

The altus partbook of this set is at the British Library, and the Quintus is at Trinity College, Dublin. There is a second set kept at E.U.L Special Collections under the references Dk.5.14 and Dk.5.15, which contain the cantus and bassus partbooks. The altus of this other set is at George Washington University in the U.S, however the tenor and quintus partbooks do not survive.

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Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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