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This gallery introduces some of the contests in which knights once competed, shows some of their fearsome weapons and the special armours they wore for protection. You will also discover some important historical characters too.
Some of the words used about tournaments can be quite difficult, if you find a word you don’t understand then please use our Glossary.
When you have learnt all about tournaments then why not try your hand at being a knight or test your knowledge, with games and quizzes in Tournament Fun.
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