Reynard the Fox and Tybalt Prince of Cats

One of my favourite medieval fables is that of Reynard the Fox. Found in manuscripts throughout the Middle Ages, Reynard, the trickster, was an anthropomorphised fox who caused trouble for other animals and sometimes came up against Isengrim, the Wolf, or Tybalt, the Prince of Cats. Reynard in battle, from 'Roman de Renart' (f.73v) in National …

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