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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 162v

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Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: bird before fox, with protruding tongue, lying on its back, beside bird (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: two nude men, one in jaws of animal and the other in jaws of fantastic animal, both fighting with swords and shields (bucklers) (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: two escutcheons, the first Boisleux, and the second vert, a fess argent.
Line ending: fantastic animal.
Line endings: geometric ornament.
Text page of Deuteronomy 32:15-21.

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