orc-þyrs

orc-þyrs, m.n: a demon of hell, monster of the infernal regions. (“ork-thirs”)

orcthyrs

Image from British Library Medieval Manuscripts Blog: Detail of a bas-de-page scene showing a demon carrying souls to Hell in a wheelbarrow, from the ‘Taymouth Hours’, England (London?), second quarter of the 14th century, Yates Thompson MS 13, f. 139v.

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