gūþ-gelāca

gūþ-gelāca, m.n: a companion, comrade in war, a warrior. (GOOTH-yeh-LAH-ka / ˈguːθ-jɛ-ˈla-ka)

Medieval manuscript image of a rabbit bearing a shield and sword sitting astride a curly-maned lion.
Bréviaire de Renaud de Bar; France (Metz), 1302-1304; Verdun, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 107, f. 89r. [bvmm.irht.cnrs.fr]

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  1. I recently read Wordhoard and throughly and loved it. I’m an amateur medieval history buff and read your daily offerings. The illustrations add to the enjoyment.

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