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Spectators of a Tournament

Spectators of a Tournament.jpg St. Damasus, HermitThumbnailsSir Robert ShurlandSt. Damasus, HermitThumbnailsSir Robert Shurland

The woodcut, greatly reduced from one of the fine tournament scenes in the MS. history of the Roi Meliadus, shows the temporary gallery erected for the convenience of the ladies and other spectators to witness the sports. The tent of one of the knights is seen in the background, and an indication of the hurly-burly of the combat below

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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages, by Edward Lewes Cutts
Published in 1911
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