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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 157v

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Initial E:
Canticle: Hezekiah.
Initial E decorated with foliate ornament.
In left margin, two men, partly nude, wearing trousers, one bitten by fantastic animal, both blowing trumpets, above and below the initial E.
Line ending: two fishes connected by line.
Line ending: two escutcheons, one gules, a bordure argent, and the other gules, a bordure and a canton argent.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Neuville-Vitasse.
Line ending: two men wrestling, flanked by two escutcheons, one of Boisleux and the other vert, a fess argent.
Line ending: man, armed with sword and shield (buckler), and escutcheon of gules, a cross argent.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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