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Knight v snail - in pictures Knights are often pictured fighting snails in medieval manuscripts - but their significance has been lost in the slime of time. British Library experts have been tracking down the mighty molluscs and pondering their significance ...
Harley 4380, f. 117 .Author Jean Froissart Title Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 2 Origin Netherlands, S. (Bruges) Date between c. 1470 and 1472