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    • 1901, Charles Lethbridge Kingsford, Henry V.: The Typical Mediaeval Hero, page 234:
      March landed at La Hogue St. Vaast in April and, meeting with little opposition, joined the King at Caen. He and his men had been like to be drowned in a great water, but an Anthony pig* that had followed the host all the way, or more probably a countryman whom they took captive, brought them out safe.
      *English Chronicle, Cotton. MS., Claudius, A. viii., f. 7 10. An Anthony pig was the smallest or favourite of the litter, so tame that it would follow people in the hope of food.