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A Reading List

The following is part of a constantly growing list of great books where we find ideas, documentation, and inspiration for our activities.

Jousts, Chivalry & Pageants in the Middle Ages
Richard Barber & Juliet Barker
ISBN 1-55584-400-6

Maurice Keen
ISBN 0-300-03360-5

Deeds of Arms; Medieval Accounts of Challenges, Jousts, & Tournaments
Will McLean
The Compleat Anachronist # 94

Arthurian Romances (late 12th C.)
Chretien de Troyes
the Romances: Erec & Enide, Cliges, Lancelot, Yvain, & Perceval
ISBN 0-460-11698-3

The Book of Knighthood and Chivalry (late 13th C.)
Ramon Lull
Chronique, the Journal of Chivalry, special edition
translated from the French by William Caxton
translated from Old English by Brian Price

The Hundred Years War
The English in France, 1337-1453
Desmond Seward
ISBN 0-689-70628-6

The Sword and the Centuries
Alfred Hutton
ISBN 1-56619-690-6

The Life of Edward The Black Prince, 1330-1376
The Flower of Knighthood out of all the World
Henry Dwight Sedgwick
ISBN 1-56619-156-4

The everyday life of the medieval knight
Leon Gautier
ISBN 0-517-68635-X


Words of Wisdom from the Ages


Lord Crispin d'Ardenne