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Sports and recreations in later medieval France and England.

Michael William McConahey

Sports and recreations in later medieval France and England.

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Published by University of SouthernCalifornia in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Southern California, 1974.

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Open LibraryOL13779862M


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Sports and recreations in later medieval France and England. by Michael William McConahey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Medieval Costume in England and France: The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries (Dover Fashion and Costumes) - Kindle edition by Houston, Mary G. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Medieval Costume in England and France: The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries (Dover Fashion and Costumes).4/5(46).

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"Medieval Costume in England and France" is a good place to begin the research needed to create the costumes of these times.

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In a few instances, painted images or wood cuts of sports and games were on display in public spaces such as churches and churchyards. There were also occasional written descriptions of sporting pastimes in early medieval histories and descriptions of everyday life, as well as in the early development of English literature from the late s through the fifteenth century; for example, Chaucer.

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Christine de Pizan (d. ), official biographer of King Charles V of France; Jean Le Charlier de Gerson, Chancellor of the University of Paris from ; and Alain Chartier (d. ), Secretary to Charles VII, were key figures in late medieval French political and moral thought. Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media Featured audio All audio latest This Just In Grateful Dead Netlabels Old Time Radio 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings.

Text for this section - part 3, chapter VII - is accessible online for the,and later editions. These recreations were listed in three parts: for royalty, for nobles and gentry, and for "Citizens and Peasants." Royal sports included tennis, pell mell and billiards.

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