Tournament Fun

Tournament Fun

Have some fun with tournaments. Try your hand at jousting, you just might be good enough to take on Henry VIII himself.

You could also help Henry get dressed for a foot combat. Can you put his armour on in the correct order?

Learn about heraldry, what some of it means and why it was important. You can test your knowledge of tournaments in our quiz.

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Saturday 27 May 2017

Did you know?

So good they named it twice?

Armour commonly and mistakenly referred to as ‘chainmail’ should be correctly called ‘mail’, which is derived from the Old French word maille, meaning chain. Therefore, ‘chainmail’ actually translates as ‘chainchain’!