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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 63r

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Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a bordure argent.
Line ending: bird before fox, with protruding tongue, lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: man, armed with sword, pursued by rabbit.
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fish, and hybrid man, fighting with swords and shields (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: two heraldic escutcheons of Boisleux and Neuville-Vitasse.
Line ending: fantastic animal encountering horned fantastic animal.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 50:03-12 (Vulg., 49:03-12).

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