The Last Duel

The dramatic true story of the knight, the squire, and the lady unfolds during the tumultuous fourteenth century, a time of war, plague, and anarchy, as well as of honour, chivalry, and courtly love.

The Last Duel

The Last Duel

"The gripping, atmospheric true story of the duel to end all duels in medieval France- a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight s beautiful young wife. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive crowd gathered at a Paris monastery to watch the two men fight a duel to the death - a trial by combat meant to prove which man s cause was right in God s sight. The dramatic true story of the knight, the squire, and the lady unfolds during the tumultuous fourteenth century, a time of war, plague, and anarchy, as well as of honour, chivalry, and courtly love. The notorious quarrel appears in many histories of France, but no writer has recounted it in full, until now. "

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The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Eric Jager
Categories: Dueling
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Random House

"The gripping, atmospheric true story of the duel to end all duels in medieval France- a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight s beautiful young wife. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive crowd gathered at a Paris monastery to
The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Eric Jager
Categories: Dueling
Type: BOOK - Published: 1916-10-17 - Publisher: Arrow

The gripping, atmospheric true story of the "duel to end all duels" in medieval France: a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight's beautiful young wife. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive crowd gathered at a Paris monastery to watch
America's Lost Plays, Vol. VI: The Last Duel in Spain and Other Plays
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: John Howard Payne
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-09 - Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

This series collects the complete scripts of 100 selected, previously unpublished plays by 19th-century American playwrights. Volume 6 features John Howard Payne, with his plays "The Last Duel in Spain," "Woman's Revenge," "The Italian Bride," "Romulus, the Shepherd King," and "The Black Man."
The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: James Landale
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Canongate Us

A descendant of one of the combatants looks back on one of Europe's last recorded fatal duels, during which David Landale, a Scottish merchant, shot his banker to death, reconstructing the deadly confrontation within the context of the social, cultural, economic, and political circumstances of the time.
The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Eric Jager
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-02 - Publisher: Arrow

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