earfeþ-mæcg

earfeþ-mæcg, m.n: an unhappy or unfortunate man. (EH-ar-veth-MADGE / ˈɛaɹ-vɛθ-ˌmædʒ)

Medieval manuscript image of a man on his knees while a giant rabbit cuts off his head with a massive sword.
Smithfield Decretals; S France, c. 1300; British Library, Royal MS 10 E IV, f. 61v. [bl.uk]

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