Why Did Medieval Knights Fight Snails?

A common decorative motif in the margins of manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries remains a mystery still unsolved It’s surprisingly common to find, on the margins of English manuscripts from the 13th and 14th centuries, a good amount of sketches, notes and doodles. Classical decorative motifs, with precise meanings known to all, belonging to either … Continue reading Why Did Medieval Knights Fight Snails?