hlāf-mæsse

hlāf-mæsse, f.n: ‘bread-mass’ or Lammas Day (August 1). (HLAWV-MASS-uh / ˈhlaːv-ˌmæs-sə)

Multi-coloured historiated initial containing a man harvesting corn while three people watch from behind him; the Latin text of the manuscript includes the word August.
Shaftesbury Psalter; England, 12th century; British Library, Lansdowne 383, f. 6v. [bl.uk]

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