Old English Tarot

[Lovers] [3 of Pentacles] The theme of the Old English Tarot is medieval England. For reference, the artist Maggie Kneen turned to the Luttrell Psalter, a manuscript written and illuminated in the 14th century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, a wealthy landowner. Many cards in this deck show scenes of everyday life in the farms, villages and waterways of the period. Figures are dressed in traditional medieval clothing. The numbered minor arcana cards have patterned borders, a different one for each suit. The colors are soft and muted lending this deck an overall tranquil tone.

Number of Cards Size Copyright Card Back Design
22 major/56 minor
2 3/4" x 4 3/4" 1997 [back design]
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Language of Card Titles: English

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): suit symbols with small scenes at the bottom

Also Included: instruction booklet, title card, introduction card

Major Arcana:
Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant,
Lovers, Chariot, Strength, Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice,
Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, Devil, Tower, Star, Moon,
Sun, Judgement, World

Suit Names: Batons (Wands), Cups, Swords, Coins (Pentacles)

Court Cards: King, Queen, Knight, Knave (Page)

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website
Review - Taetia Zysshe website


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