Images of the Devil in the Medieval/early-modern period

Guillaume de Deguileville (translator), ‘Devil holding a hook encircling naked people with a rope.’ from The Pilgrimage of the Soul Guillaume de Deguileville (translator), ‘Devil holding a hook encircling naked people with a rope.’ from The Pilgrimage of the Soul (East England, circa between 1413 and 1475), shelfmark: Egerton 615 f. 34. © British Library Board

Guillaume de Deguileville (translator), ‘Devils.’ from The Pilgrimage of the SoulGuillaume de Deguileville (translator), ‘Devils’ from The Pilgrimage of the Soul (East England, circa between 1413 and 1475), shelfmark: Egerton 615 f. 46v.
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‘ God holding a compass with angels and cherubins, and Lucifer with fallen angels and devils’ The Queen Mary Psalter ‘God holding a compass with angels and cherubins, and Lucifer with fallen angels and devils’ The Queen Mary Psalter (England, 1310-1320), shelfmark: Royal 2 B VII f.1v.
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