NK - FW: St. Inglevert
hughn at SSD.FSI.com
Fri Apr 27 05:32:46 PDT 2001
Those of you interested in descriptions of period jousts, battles, etc.
translated from period sources (mid 1300's to 1400) should peruse HG
Finnvarr's site. He's just updated it with a new work announced below.
Most of the segments can be read in 5-10 min.
And to head off those who will have fun misreading the URL, that's the
University of Nipissing, Canada.
His primary site is:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Finnvarr de Taahe [mailto:finnvarr at EALDORMERE.SCA.ORG]
> For those who might be interested, I have finished a rough translation
> of the account of the St. Inglevert jousts (1390) from the
> Chronicle of
> the Monk of St. Denis. It's a lot different from the Froissart
> Part of the roughness of this translation is the fact that I haven't
> tried to turn the string of Latin names into English, since I can't
> decide how "French" those names should look in my translation.
> "No tilting with sharp weapons, no jesting with keen scoffs - friends
> -- Quentin Durward
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