SKU: CN0975

This greetings card features the Medieval Merciful Lion. Slow to anger unless provoked, he may look ferocious as he bounds forward - but he stops short and spares the defenceless men lying prone on the ground. This design is inspired by The Bodley Bestiary, a medieval manuscript held in the Bodleian Libraries. Illuminated in Southern England around 1225 - 1250 it is one of the most sumptuous examples of this type of illustrated book.

  • Plastic free packaging
  • Blank inside for your own message
  • Dimensions 125mm x 175mm
  • Printed using vegetable inks, on responsibly sourced card and essentially chlorine free
  • Printed in Oxfordshire UK exclusively for the Bodleian Libraries 

MS. Bodl. 764, fol. 2r (detail, middle)

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