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Jousting in the Middle Ages with Emma Levitt

This week, Danièle speaks with Dr. Emma Levitt about tournaments and the joust in the Middle Ages. Dr. Levitt tells us all about how to score a joust, how the tournament changed over time, and how jousting was used to mend fences during the Wars of the Roses.

Emma Levitt is currently a Post-Doctoral researcher at the University of Huddersfield. You can visit Emma’s webpage at or follow her on Twitter @EVLevitt


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Top Image: British Library MS Harley 4379 fol. 19v


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