The Burnet Psalter

Welcome to the online version of the Burnet Psalter. This fifteenth-century manuscript (AUL MS 25) was bequeathed to Marischal College, Aberdeen by one of its most famous graduates, Gilbert Burnet (1643-1715), Bishop of Salisbury, historian, theological writer, and adviser to William III.

This site provides full-page images (text and illustration) and details from the manuscript.

  1. Introduction

  2. The contents and their arrangement

  3. Index to the Manuscript

  4. The writing of the Manuscript

  5. The Calendar, Litanies and Liturgical texts

  6. The Prayers and Hymns

  7. Editorial note

  8. Bibliography

  9. Credits

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