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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 216r

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Line ending:
Line ending: two nude men, in jaws of fantastic animals, fighting with swords and shields (bucklers) (Burlesque, Fighting).
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: three fantastic animals, two swallowing the third biting the first one.
Line ending: escutcheon of Neuville-Vitasse.
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, fighting with sword and shield (buckler).
Line ending: two men wrestling, flanked by two escutcheons, one Boisleux, and the other gules, a cross argent.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 048 (Vulg., 047) in First Nocturn of Matins of Hours of the Virgin.

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