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A Brief History of Tournaments

The ultimate test of skill and courage for medieval knights

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    Join Dr Charles Kightly as he explores what it took to be a medieval knight and how their armour evolved over time.

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    Discover more about the Battle of Hastings and its consequences, and find out where you can see some of the spectacular castles and abbeys that the Normans built.

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    Learn how to make your own cardboard sword with our easy how-to guide. Young squires might need some help from an experienced warrior when cutting out pieces.

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