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Title: Glig-gamena angel-deod, or, The sports and pastimes of the people of England : including the rural and domestic recreations, May-games, mummeries, pageants, processions, and pompous spectacles, from the earliest period to the present time : illustrated by engravings selected from ancient paintings in which are represented most of the popular diversions
Year: 1810 (1810s)
Authors: Strutt, Joseph, 1749-1802
Subjects: Sports Games
Publisher: London : Printed by T. Bensley, for White and Co. [and 7 more]
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Getty Research Institute


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when the heroes undertookan achievement on their behalf, or combating in defence of their beautyor their honour/ XXIX. At the celebration of these pastimes, the lists were superblydecorated, and surrounded by the pavilions belonging to the champions c Essais Hist, sur Paris, by St. Foix, vol. hi. page 263. In another place he «ays, < It is astonishingthat no author has remarked the origin of this devotion in the manners of the Germans, our ancestors, asdrawn by Tacitus, who, he tells us, attributed somewhat of divinity to the fair sex. Ibid. vol. i. page 32~. As the ladies, say some modern authors, were lame, the soul of the justs, it was proper that theyshould be therein distinguished by some peculiar homage; accordingly at the termination of a just withlances the last course was made in honour of the sex, and called the lance of the ladies •, the same de-ference was paid to them in single combats with the sword, the axe, and the dagger. Encyclop. Fran,under the article joute.

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BOOK III. OF THE PEOPLE OF ENGLAND. 131 ornamented with their arms, banners, and banerolls; the scaffolds forthe reception of the nobility of both sexes who came as spectators, andthose especially appointed for the royal family, were hung with tapestryand embroideries of gold and silver: every person upon such occasionsappeared to the greatest advantage, decked in sumptuous array, andevery part of the field presented to the eye a rich display of magnifi-cence : we may also add the splendid appearance of the knights en-gaged in the sports; themselves and their horses most gorgeouslyarrayed, as well as their esquires and pages, together with the min-strels and heralds who superintended the ceremonies, all of them beingclothed in costly and glittering apparel. Such a show of pomp, wherewealth, beauty, and grandeur were concentred, as it were, in one focus,must altogether have formed a wonderful spectacle, and made a strongimpression on the mind, which was not a little heightened by the c


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