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Jousting - Sport of the Middle Ages

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From The Chronicles of Froissart, this image depicts a medieval joust.  Its caption tells us more about the details of this particular event:

Jousts of Betanzos Renaud de Roye combats John Holland, an English knight, as John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and his wife look on.

This miniature work is maintained at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.


Media Credits

Image BNF_2645_0059 from the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.  Online, courtesy BNF.

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