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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 74v
Psalm 066 (Vulg., 065).
Initial I formed by male musician playing pipe and tabor, seated on bench with feet crossed, in architectural frame surmounted by tower, atop dragon with foliate tail intertwined with two dogs, fantastic animal, two men dancing, including one with hands pointing to head, male acrobat leaping and grasping his legs, and nude man, wearing cap, exposing hindquarters to partly nude man, with bare hindquarters, wearing cape and stockings, holding bagpipe.
Line ending: man, wearing cap, armed with sword and shield (buckler), fighting nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, armed with sword and shield (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Neuville-Vitasse and escutcheon of gules, a cross argent.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: man, in jaws of fantastic animal, and nude man in jaws of animal, both with swords and shields (bucklers) fighting.
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Boisleux.
Line ending: hybrid man, crowned, with two bodies.
Line ending: man, wearing cap, armed with sword, pursued by rabbit.
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