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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 23r
Psalm 007 (Vulg., 007).
Initial D adjoined by fantastic animal with foliate tail, bitten by another fantastic animal.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure, a dragon argent.
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a fretty and a canton argent.
Line ending: two men, wearing caps, one partly nude and the other nude, wrestling.
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 hybrid man, wearing cap, jousting with lances and shields, one decorated with gules, a carbuncle sable (Burlesque, Jousting).
Line ending: man, partly nude, in jaws of fantastic animal, and hybrid man, wearing cap, fighting with swords and shields (bucklers), one decorated with vert, an eagle displayed sable (Burlesque, Fighting).
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