Sentence Examples

  • (1326-1361), who was noted as a special lover of tournaments, spent in two years only £ 9 0, or an average of about £r5 per tournament; yet he was then laying money by at the rate of £45 0 a year, and, a few years later, at the rate of £1150, or nearly half his income !
  • Brilliant tournaments were held in 1249 and 1267, and others were prohibited in 1222 and 1244.
  • Francis showed an even greater love for violent exercises, such as hunting, which was his ruling passion, and tennis, and for tournaments, masquerades and amusements of all kinds.
  • He celebrated his triumph by a series of splendid tournaments, and completed his scheme for the establishment of the order of the Garter.
  • Albert, who was a man of great strength and considerable skill in feats of arms, delighted in tournaments and knightly exercises.