(The Quarterly Journal of the Historical Association)
This article is a general introduction to the genre of the medieval bestiary. It is a transcript of a talk given by M. R. James as the Inaugural Address at the Annual Meeting of the Historical Association, at Chester, delivered on 2 January 1931. The talk was illustrated by many lantern slides, though the illustrations were not published in the article.
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The print edition of this text was published in London in 1932; the digital edition was created from the original in 2003 by David Badke. The original print edition by M. R. James (1862-1936) is believed to be in the public domain under Canadian copyright law. The digital edition is copyright 2003 by David Badke, but can be used for any non-commercial purpose without further permission. See the copyright notice in the digital edition for more information.
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