Lyonesse was Re: principalities...border
amazing at mail.utexas.edu
Sun Oct 6 20:18:47 PDT 1996
>According to most of the (admittedly limited) research that I've done,
>you are mostly correct - there would usually be several "winners" or
>"champions" for a given tournament. Thus, by insisting on a single
>winner, aren't we imposing a 20th century "ideal" in a (theoretically)
>medieval re-creation? Wouldn't having multiple winners give a better
>feeling for what a medieval tournament was like?
So who gets to wear the crown on alternate Thursdays? :)
Dennis G. Grace
Division of Rhetoric and Composition
University of Texas
Baro, metetz en guatge | Lords, pawn your castles,
Chastels e vilas e ciutatz | your towns and cities.
Enanz qu'usquecs no'us guerreiatz | Before you're beat to the draw,
draw your swords.
-- Bertran de Born (a really fun Viscount)
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