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Ever wondered why knights fight snails in Medieval art? No? Well here’s why anyway!

Ever wondered why knights fight snails in Medieval art? No? Well here’s why anyway!

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Hey, have you ever been browsing one of your favorite illuminated manuscripts from the Medieval period and noticed that there happen to be a lot of doodles of knights fighting snails in the margins? Of course! We've all obviously been there!

Well, Vox made a video exploring the possible explanations for these bizarre illustrations, and the reason behind them might be more petty than you think.

If you thought that horse-sized snails roamed the Earth hundreds of years ago and knights had to battle them in order to save their villages from slime, you are sadly mistaken.

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