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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 232r

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Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Boisleux.
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line ending: escutcheon of vert, a fess argent.
Line ending: horned hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: three escutcheons, the first Boisleux, the second vert, a fess argent, and the third gules, a cross argent.
Line ending: snail before fox, with protruding tongue, lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death ?).
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Neuville-Vitasse.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Canticle of Hebrews Three in Lauds of Hours of the Virgin.

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