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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 121r

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Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, armed with spear and shield, fighting hybrid man, wearing cap, armed with shield decorated with sable, a cross between roundels argent, and a bordure gules (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: two escutcheons, one azure, a cross saltire between annulets argent, and the other azure, a fretty argent.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal, with protruding tongue, and with two bodies.
Line ending: man, wearing cap, wrestling with 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 107:05-15 (Vulg., 106:05-15).

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