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Today we learned that Monty Python was on to something when they…

Today we learned that Monty Python was on to something when they depicted the Knights of the Round Table facing off against running away from the dreaded killer rabbit at the Cave of Caerbannog.

Colossal has introduced us to the medieval murderous rabbit, illustrations of brutal bunnies decorating the margins of illuminated manuscripts. Some of these creatures are still quite cute, despite their vicious intentions, but their intentions are clear:

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Whimsical medieval illustrations such as these are called drolleries and you can learn more about them at Colossal and the blog of Jon Kaneko-James.

[via Colossal]

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