Here we have the Queen’s final beast in the silver and gold coin series. Well, a least it’s not another mangy Tudor creature this time! The usurpers probably pinched it somewhere along the line, but Edward III—a dazzling Plantagenet if ever there was one!—got there first.
Here’s Legends an interesting book of Leicestershire folk tales for children. It includes the intriguing story of the griffin of Griffydam. Oh, and it also relates the “legends” about King Richard III !!