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Episode 112: The Tower Menagerie

Book Recommendations:

The Tower Menagerie: The Amazing 600-Year History of the Royal Collection of Wild and Ferocious Beasts Kept at the Tower of London from Roger Hahn

The Tower menagerie: comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment; with anecdotes of their characters and history. Illustrated by portraits of each, taken from life, by William Harvey; and engraved on wood by Branston and Wright.
Also available on Project Gutenberg

John Stow’s Survey of London

Matthew Paris and the Elephant

Rare Beasts, Birds, and the Calaboose, the Paris Review
By Laura Bannister September 22, 2016