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The Bestiary

By Montague Rhodes James

Eton College Natural History Society Annual Report 1930-31, pages 12-16

About this Text

This article is a general introduction to the genre of the medieval bestiary. It appears to have been originally delivered as a speech, though the date and location is unknown.


The print edition of this text was published in London in 1931; the digital edition was created from the original in 2003 by Rosemary Pardoe and David Badke. Rosemary is the editor of the The The Ghosts & Scholars M.R. James Newsletter web site. The original print edition by M. R. James (1862-1936) is believed to be in the public domain under Canadian copyright law.