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Medieval drama as knights clash at Arundel Castle jousting competition
3:40pm Tuesday 30th July 2013 in News
With a clash of lances, these medieval knights demonstrated the dangerous art of jousting.
The modern-day re-enactment was part of a jousting competition in the grounds of historic Arundel Castle.
The live-action event attracted competitors, including professionals, from as far afield as Europe to form four teams representing England, France, the Holy Roman Empire and Burgundy, the four major medieval powers.
The week-long tournament culminated on Sunday in a nail-biting finish with England holding on to beat the Holy Roman Empire.
England were the overall winners with riders Mark Caple, Stacey Evans sharing the £1,500.
Bryan McDonald, the manager of Arundel Castle, said: “Not only is this one of the most prestigious tournaments on the international stage, but the sixday affair provides thrilling displays of authentic, highly skilled combat, bringing the splendour and drama of 15th century Britain to life.”
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