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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 185r

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Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: four escutcheons, the first vert, a lion rampant sable, the second azure, two axes addorsed argent, the third gules, three horseshoes argent, and the fourth azure, a chevron between annulets argent.
Line ending: man, wearing cap, armed with sword and shield (buckler) decorated with dragon, encountering nude man, indicating hindquarters with right hand, raising left hand, and looking back (Scene, Obscaena).
Line ending: escutcheon of vert, a lion rampant sable.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure, a cross saltire between roundels.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 040 (Vulg., 039) of Third Nocturn in Matins of Office of the Dead.

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