On April 7, 2017, I published the following post on Quirk Books.
Quirky History: Urchins, Igls, and Hogs. Hedgehogs in Medieval Manuscripts
We love hedgehogs! Hedgehogs are a commonly occurring animal in manuscripts and bestiaries throughout the Middle Ages (and who can blame the artists for including them?). If you’ve read other posts about medieval manuscripts, be warned: this might be the cutest one yet.
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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.