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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 101r

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Line ending: two fantastic animals, one swallowing the other biting the first one.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with shield and sword, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: escutcheon of azure, an eagle displayed argent.
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, armed with spear and shield, fighting hybrid man, wearing cap, armed with spear and shield decorated with azure, an eagle displayed argent (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: long-eared fantastic animal (viewed from top).
Line ending: two escutcheons, one vert, an eagle displayed sable, and the other gules or argent, a cross between annulets sable.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 89:15-24 (Vulg., 88:16-25).

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