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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 29r

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Initial E:
Psalm 017 (Vulg., 016).
In left margin, three fantastic animals biting one another, adjacent to initial E of Psalm 17 (Vulg., 16).
Line ending: woman, wearing berbette and red striped stockings, and partly nude man combatting with swords and shields.
At left, escutcheon of barruly vert and argent.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, in chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque, Fighting).
Line ending: man in jaws of dragon and hybrid man fighting with swords and shields (Burlesque, Fighting).
Line ending:two men, one with raised hands pointing to head, looking back at the other, beside hooded man holding bagpipe, all dancing (Sports and Games: Dancing).
Line ending: foliate and geometric ornament.

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