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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 226v

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Line ending: two men wrestling, flanked by two escutcheons, one gules, a bordure argent, and the other Neuville-Vitasse.
Line ending: four escutcheons, the first Boisleux, the second gules, a cross argent, the third gules, a cross argent, on a canton gules a fess indented argent, and the fourth gules, a bordure and a canton argent.
Line ending: two fantastic animals, one biting the other.
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, armed with sword and shield (buckler), encountering nude man, indicating hindquarters with right hand, holding stick in left hand, and looking back (Scene, Obscaena).
Line ending: man, armed with sword, pursued by rabbit.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 097 (Vulg., Psalm 096) in Fourth Nocturn of Matins of Hours of the Virgin.

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