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Complete, detailed history of English and European tournaments, based on rare manuscripts and original sources. Topics include Arthurian and other round tables, body armor, chain mail, plate armor, royal jousts, introduction of firearms in the 14th century, the tilt, effigies, trial by combat, duels and many other aspects. 24 illustrations. Bibliography. Index.
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The Medieval Tournament

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Overview


Complete, detailed history of English and European tournaments, based on rare manuscripts and original sources. Topics include Arthurian and other round tables, body armor, chain mail, plate armor, royal jousts, introduction of firearms in the 14th century, the tilt, effigies, trial by combat, duels and many other aspects. 24 illustrations. Bibliography. Index.
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An unabridged republication of The Tournament: Its Periods and Phases published by Methuen & Co., London, in 1919. Describes and illustrates in black and white such aspects as Arthurian and other round tables, body armor, chain mail, plate armor, royal jousts, the introduction of firearms, the tilt, effigies, trial by combat, duels, and historical and fictional tournaments and combatants. For nonspecialists and general readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486148045
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/6/2013
  • Series: Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,231,638
  • File size: 24 MB
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Table of Contents

APPENDICES
A. THE ASHMOLEAN MSS. RELATING TO THE TOURNEY
B. "THE HARLEIAN MSS. " " "
C. "THE COTTONIAN MSS. " " "
D. "THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY THE EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN I AS TO THE SELECTION OF PLATES FOR "FREYDAL"
E. THE ASHMOLEAN MSS. RELATING TO JUDICIAL COMBATS
F. "THE HARLEIAN MSS. " " "
G. "THE COTTONIAN MSS. " " "
H. LETTER FROM THOMAS DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
INDEX
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