Venery sentence example
- For its ultimate development in Britain see Forest Law, where also the distinction between beasts of forest or venery, beasts of chase and beasts and fowls of warren is explained.
- William Twici, indeed, who was huntsman-in-chief to Edward Fox II., and who wrote in Norman French a treatise on hunting, 6 mentions the fox as a beast of venery, but obviously as an altogether inferior object of sport.
- Thus beasts of forest (the "five wild beasts of venery") were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.
- (See PIG-Sticking.) The boar is one of the four heraldic beasts of venery, and was the cognizance of Richard III., king of England.