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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 183r

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Line ending: fantastic animal with eel or fish in its jaws.
Line ending: hybrid man, crowned, with two bodies.
Line ending: two escutcheons, one Boisleux, and the other as half-shield of gules, a bordure argent.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a cross argent.
Line ending: two fantastic animals, one swallowing the other biting the first one.
Line ending: man, armed with sword, pursued by rabbit.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 27 (Vulg., 26) of Second Nocturn in Matins of Office of the Dead.

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