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By Christopher Gravett

Like every warrior periods all through background medieval knights engaged in army video games, in part in instruction for conflict and in part for natural activity. From their frequently brutal origins within the tenth century to the gaudy pageantry and eventual decline of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, tournaments have been the centre of the knightly lifestyles. a dead ringer for the armoured and surcoated knight on his caparisoned charger continues to be the epitome of the chivalric excellent. Christopher Gravett explores the background of the match from its chaotic beginnings to its extra formal, 'civilised' incarnation, describing a few of the 'events' and kit which got here into use.

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