Tournaments and their Relevance for Warfare in the Early Modern Period

  title={Tournaments and their Relevance for Warfare in the Early Modern Period},
  author={Helen Watanabe-O’kelly},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  pages={451 - 463}
as though it were a theatrical event, important possibly as political propaganda, but otherwise, in the words of Anglo, ’un element d6coratif peu a propose Anglo professes himself to be astonished not only that contemporaries called the events they staged ’tournaments’ but that they even considered them to be real tournaments!3 Malcolm Vale and Roy Strong are two of the very few scholars who have raised their voices in support of the opposing view, Vale in particular arguing very strongly that… 
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