The Medieval Tournament

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Author  R. Coltman Clephan
Publisher  Dover Publications
Publication Date   July 19, 1995
ISBN  0486286207
Pages  240

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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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