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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 31r

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Line ending: hybrid man, crowned, with two bodies.
Line ending: two fantastic animals swallowing the third biting the first one.
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, with sword and shield fighting fantastic animal (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: four escutcheons, the first, gules, two axes addorsed argent; the second, azure, a chevron between annulets argent; the third, gules, a cross saltire between annulets argent; and the fourth, azure, an eagle displayed argent).
Line ending: two men, one wearing cap, wrestling, flanked by two escutcheons, one argent, an eagle displayed sable, and the other gules, a bend gules cotised argent.
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line endings decorated with foliate and geometric ornament.
Text page of Psalm 18:18-28 (Vulg., 17:19-29).

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