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Background imageJoust Collection: Richard II interrupting a tournament

Richard II interrupting a tournament
Richard II stopping a tournament between Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, and Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford -- a scene which comes at the beginning of Shakespeares play

Background imageJoust Collection: Knights Tale, Joust

Knights Tale, Joust
Palamon desireth to slay his foe Arcite

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval tournament. The two sides of the contest with the K

Medieval tournament. The two sides of the contest with the Knight of Honor at the center. Miniature in the Livre des tournois of Rene d Anjou (1465). National Library in Paris. France

Background imageJoust Collection: Tournament joust

Tournament joust
They rode at full gallop till they met

Background imageJoust Collection: Jousting / London Bridge

Jousting / London Bridge
A joust on the London Bridge in the presence of Richard II

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval weapons

Medieval weapons: Dull swords or kolben for the Kolbenturnier 302, pike 303, halberd 304, partisan 305, wooden battle hammer 306, iron battle hammer 307, lance with crooked spike 308

Background imageJoust Collection: Earl von Orlamunde and Otto VI von Weimar-Orlamunde

Earl von Orlamunde and Otto VI von Weimar-Orlamunde
Unknown Earl von Orlamunde (left) and Otto VI or Otto VII von Weimar-Orlamunde (right), died 1340. From grave effigies in Kloster Himmelkron and a Cistercian monastery

Background imageJoust Collection: Rider performing carousel exercises with lance

Rider performing carousel exercises with lance, sword and pistol, jousting at a ring and a dummy head. Copied from Francois Robichon de La Guerinieres Ecole de Cavalerie, 1730

Background imageJoust Collection: Second bas-relief of a 12th century sarcophagus

Second bas-relief of a 12th century sarcophagus. Spectators and supporters of duelling knights in a joust outside the city gates

Background imageJoust Collection: Joust between Duke of Norfolk and Duke of Hereford

Joust between Duke of Norfolk and Duke of Hereford
A joust between Thomas Mowbray, the Duke of Norfolk and Henry Bolingbroke, the Duke of Hereford at Gosford Green in Coventry on 16th September 1398 to settle an argument is disrupted by King Richard

Background imageJoust Collection: Book of the Tournament. Knight on horseback and armed with s

Book of the Tournament. Knight on horseback and armed with spears. Miniature. Fol. 40 v. 15th century Vatican Apostolic Library. Italy

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval Jousting Tournament, arrival and contest

Medieval Jousting Tournament, arrival and contest

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval knight defeating another knight at a joust

Medieval knight defeating another knight at a joust. Sir Ethelbert breaking a lance as he knocks a knight from his mount in the lists

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval knight in armour on horseback arriving at

Medieval knight in armour on horseback arriving at a tournament. Sir Ethelbert arrives at the tourney ground. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from The

Background imageJoust Collection: Stained glass portrait of Abbot Sebastian Hafele

Stained glass portrait of Abbot Sebastian Hafele
Abbot Sebastian Hafele von Ebersburg, Catholic prelate, 1472-1500. With mitre, crook and coat of arms. From a stained glass window in the church in Haslach, Bavaria

Background imageJoust Collection: German suit of armour from the late 15th century

German suit of armour from the late 15th century. Salade or sallet helmet, three-piece breastplate or Harnische-Schmiede Plattner, engraved and jointed arm and leg armour, long crakow sabatons

Background imageJoust Collection: Dutch peasant woman, late 15th century

Dutch peasant woman, late 15th century
Dutch peasant woman in veil, dress, apron and basket, late 15th century, on the road to visit St. Elisabeth. From a figure in a door in Aachen Cathedral

Background imageJoust Collection: Mens costumes of the mid 15th century

Mens costumes of the mid 15th century. Charles the Bold, Karl I der Kühne, wearing a fur-lined coat over puff sleeved doublet. From a miniature in the titlepage of Froissarts Chronicles

Background imageJoust Collection: Conrad Paumann, German organist, lutenist and composer

Conrad Paumann, German organist, lutenist and composer
Conrad Paumann, blind Renaissance German organist, lutenist and composer, died 1476. He is shown playing a Schoossorgel or portativ organ, with lute, harp and recorder on the wall

Background imageJoust Collection: King Henry IV of Castile with coat of arms

King Henry IV of Castile with coat of arms
King Henry IV of Castile, nicknamed the impotent. He wears a black cape, leather boots and stands over heraldic coat of arms supported by lions. Heinrich IV, Koenig von Spanien, died 1474

Background imageJoust Collection: Costumes and armour of German knights, 13th century

Costumes and armour of German knights, 13th century
Costumes of German knights in battle A, B, and allegorical illustration of Venus ordering blacksmith Vulcan to make a helmet for Aeneas C, 1260-1300. Helmets with heraldic crests D-G

Background imageJoust Collection: Mounted knights in armour in a procession, 15thC tournament

Mounted knights in armour in a procession, 15thC tournament
Mounted knights in armour in a procession during a tournament for Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I at the Castle of Luxembourg, 15th century

Background imageJoust Collection: Tomb of Saxon leader Widukind, died 785

Tomb of Saxon leader Widukind, died 785
Tomb of Widukind, died 785. Leader of the Saxons and chief opponent of the Frankish king Charlemagne during the Saxon Wars. Sepolcro di Vitichindo

Background imageJoust Collection: Boat tilting, 14th century

Boat tilting, 14th century
Two knights in helmets and chainmail armour tilting with lances on rowboats, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageJoust Collection: Knights jousting, 14th century

Knights jousting, 14th century
Two knights jousting with lances in suits of armour, helm, and heraldic colours, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageJoust Collection: Jousting play, 14th century

Jousting play, 14th century
Two boys playing at tilting or jousting with lances and poles for horses, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting jousts, 14th century

Tilting jousts, 14th century
Boys playing at tilting with lances and poles, mounted knights jousting with lances, and knights tilting on rowboats, 14th century

Background imageJoust Collection: Jousting knights toys, 14th century

Jousting knights toys, 14th century
Jousting toys: knights on horseback with helmet, shield and lance, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, Chatto and Windus

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting at a ring, 14th century

Tilting at a ring, 14th century
Man on horseback with lance tilting at a ring, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, Chatto and Windus, London, 1876

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting game, 14th century

Tilting game, 14th century. Two men wrestling for possession of a pole, and the winner with pole. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting games, 14th century

Tilting games, 14th century. Men wrestling for possession of a pole and the winner with pole (top) tilting rings and jousting toys (middle), and mounted man tilting at a ring (bottom)

Background imageJoust Collection: Quintain exercises, 14th century

Quintain exercises, 14th century. A man attempts to unseat a man on a stool with his leg, a man on a swing attempts to unseat a man on a stool with his leg

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting at water quintain, 14th century

Tilting at water quintain, 14th century
Boy with lance on a boat rowed by other boys tilting at a water quintain, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting at a living quintain, 14th century

Tilting at a living quintain, 14th century
Boy with lance titling at a living quintain, attempting to push a man in armour with shield off a stool, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting at a mobile quintain, 14th century

Tilting at a mobile quintain, 14th century
Boy with lance tilting at a mobile quintain operated by another boy, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageJoust Collection: Tilting at quintain, 14th century

Tilting at quintain, 14th century
Boy with lance tilting at a moveable quintain operated by another boy (top), boy with lance tilting at a living quintain (trying to knock a man in armour with a shield off a stool)

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval tilting game or quintain

Medieval tilting game or quintain
Boy on rolling trestle pulled by two other boys to tilt with a lance at a fixed quintain, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports

Background imageJoust Collection: Man with lance tilting at a ring under a box, 17th century

Man with lance tilting at a ring under a box, 17th century
Man on horseback with lance tilting at a ring under a box at a village fete, 17th century, from a painting by Philips Wouwerman

Background imageJoust Collection: A monkey mounted on a barrel tilting at a basin

A monkey mounted on a barrel tilting at a basin (tirer la jatte) while pulled by four monkeys at a village fete. From a copperplate of the 16th century

Background imageJoust Collection: Jousting at a ring (jeu de Bague) at a village

Jousting at a ring (jeu de Bague) at a village festival. Men run at a ring mounted on a tree while others dance to music. Lithograph from Henry Rene Allemagnes Sports and Games of Skill

Background imageJoust Collection: Kubelturnier or bucket joust, 16th century

Kubelturnier or bucket joust, 16th century. Copied from works by Jeremias Schemer and Esaias von Hulsen. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalarts Historical Picture of the Costumes

Background imageJoust Collection: Jousting at a quintain or pavo

Jousting at a quintain or pavo. Taken from Antoine de Pluvinels L Instruction du Roy en l exercise de monter a cheval, 1668

Background imageJoust Collection: Jousting at a ring

Jousting at a ring. Taken from Antoine de Pluvinels L Instruction du Roy en l exercise de monter a cheval, 1668. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalarts Historical Picture of

Background imageJoust Collection: The Rittershaal or Knights Hall in Kleve castle

The Rittershaal or Knights Hall in Kleve castle, Germany, demolished in 1771. The hall was 126 feet long by 54 feet wide and had a barrel-vault ceiling

Background imageJoust Collection: Medieval jousting armour

Medieval jousting armour
Complete suit of armour with helm and lance 296, helm 297, breatplate 298, shoulder armour 299, armoured glove 300 and pole and ring for the ring joust 301

Background imageJoust Collection: Variety of jousting shields and helmets

Variety of jousting shields and helmets from a medieval tournament. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after Biasioli from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageJoust Collection: Knights jousting at a medieval tournament

Knights jousting at a medieval tournament, and heraldic crests. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after Biasioli from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageJoust Collection: Knights in jousting armour at a medieval tournament

Knights in jousting armour at a medieval tournament. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after A. Monticelli from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient



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