| There are several websites devoted to the Green Man, but it is difficult
to recommend any of them as they all include theories that are not properly
backed up with research. Kathleen Basford's book The Green Man (Boydell
& Brewer, reprinted in 2001) is still the best, although it needs some
T.H. White produced The Bestiary: A Book of Beasts (1954). This is a translation
of a 12th century Bestiary and is still available in libraries. The best
on-line copy of a medieval bestiary can be found at:
* contains a full translation and beautiful illustrations from a manuscript
known as the 'Aberdeen Bestiary'. It's well worth visiting!
There's a website devoted to research into medieval misericords at:
* see the a 'Misericord of the Month' page, with several months' examples
on display. Well worth a visit.
* a translation of many of the medieval Reynard the Fox stories, for children.
The official Bath Museum website.
* A photograph of the fascinating 'Gorgon's Head' from the temple at the
Roman baths at Bath, which seems close to many later Green Man heads.
There is virtually nothing on the web about Blemyahs. However, William Mayne
and Juan Wijngaard produced a beautifully illustrated children's book about
these creatures called The Blemyah Stories (1987) which is well worth searching