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    Jousting Tournament

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    Jousting Tournaments In the medieval times Jousting was a famous sport The process of becoming a knight was not a simple or easy task, in order to be a knight you needed to have the right connections, although you can become a knight as a free man but because of horses, armour, and weapons were so expensive it was more common for a noble or wealthy man to become a knight. Your journey to becoming a knight started at the age of seven, of which you would be called a Page, the job of being a Page was to assist the Lord with his clothing, and help dress him. To act as the servant to the ladies of the court. The Page would also be taught religion, manners, riding, hunting, hawking, and would play strategic games such as Backgammon, or Chess.…

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    each could play one last game together; furthermore, they decided on a spear throw. There was three wooden rings all different sizes and the spears were simply broom sticks without a broom on it. My Brother and Sister went they unsuccessful; therefore, I decided I was going to throw it through the without a doubt. I lined up the throw and when I threw it turned and hit the ring sideways breaking the broom stick in half. In all honesty part of me felt as if I had let the guy down because that was…

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    Renaissance Outdoor games Nobles In the Renaissance Era, people knew how to be entertained and play sports. The Renaissance people loved to play bloody games and tournaments. There are three popular sports in the Renaissance time, archery, jousting, and tennis. There were a lot of games played in the Renaissance time period but archery, jousting, and tennis was the three sports that were popular to play. These games are only for the nobles, the poor people could not play these sports. Besides…

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    A Knight’s Tale is about three friends who pursued the challenge of jousting after their master, Sir Ector, died. William Thatcher took his dead master’s armor and went on to win his first tournament. As William, Roland, and Wat went on to compete in many more tournaments, William meets Jocelyn and instantaneously falls in love with her. William Thatcher was born in the Cheapside borough of London in the early 1350’s. Even though he was not very wealthy, he had always dreamed of being a knight.…

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    Medieval Knights

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    blows from most weapons of the early middle ages. The quality of the armor was a symbol of status, knights with better armor were considered better knights. Even with the armor, melees were very dangerous and injuries were very common. No mercy was given when in a melee and they were the least safe event. That is why they were replaced by jousting. Jousting is an event where two knights on horseback ride at each other with a long pole called a lance, and try to knock the other person off of…

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    Henry Viii Personality

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    Thomas More spoke highly of him as he ascended the English throne in 1509 (Graves, 2003, p.1). In his youth, Henry was already well versed in many languages, including French and Latin, and educated in mathematics, medicine, theology and other scholastic domains. His figure was also impressive with a frame of six feet, two inches and an avid sportsman (Graves, 2003, p. 9). The king also had a habit of recklessness, hosting jousting tournaments and getting injured consequently. The injuries may…

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    It was used as a way of being recognised by people high up the social ladder than you. The men who competed would have probably been crazy as death was possible. Many knights and royals would compete in these events. The King and the Queen would have reserved seats to watch a jousting match and peasants would cramp themselves behind barriers to watch. All the men competing would anxiously wait to find out who is jousting against who. Jousting is a sport that helps people and their families be…

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    Sports during the Elizabethan Era The popularity of Elizabethan sports began to grow tremendously within the rule of Queen Elizabeth. Most of the sports were dangerous and violent. Many people would get hurt competing in the sports. They were all taken very seriously and that led to heavy gambling. Even though Elizabethan sports were dangerous and life threatening, it was a huge part of the entertainment industry during the Elizabethan era. During the Elizabethan era there was a variety of…

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    A Knight's Tale Analysis

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    Thatcher played by Health Ledger. Who with the help of his friends, falsifies his identity to change his fate from a lowly servant to a jousting knight. In this story, William has a natural gift for jousting, but during the 14th century era jousting was only permitted to knights of noble birth. Therefore, William had to enter the jousting competitions under a false identity, but as he slowly gains frame from his jousting victories. William also gained the attention of a female fan of noble birth…

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    Medieval Sports

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    The middle ages had sports. These sports consist of archery, bowls, gameball, hammer throwing, hurling or shinty, horseshoes, jousting at tournaments, quarter, skittles, stoolball, and Irish stick fighting. The medieval sports was played by mostly by noble. Games such as jousting were only played by nobles. The games was played by all but the most of them were played by the nobles. Medieval ages was designed to provide weapon practice. This was to also increase the man’s fitness. The reason for…

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