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1459 : Trial by combat between a man and a woman

A depiction by Talhoffer of a man vs woman trial by combat. In such instances, the man was made to fight waist deep in a pit with a wooden mace, while his opponent was armed with a stone in a length of cloth.

German manuscript (exact location unknown),1350-1375.

German manuscript (exact location unknown),1350-1375.

Medieval mace heads have often been ignored by scholars and many artefacts of this type lay unpublished and sometimes unknown in various museums even today.

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Hans Talhoffer Alte Armatur und Ringkunst- Fechtbuch- 1459

Hans Talhoffer Alte Armatur und Ringkunst- Fechtbuch- 1459

[folio 110v] MS. Douce 195 (Le roman de la rose) XV cnt. Robinet Testard  http://romandelarose.org/#browse;Douce195

[folio 110v] MS. Douce 195 (Le roman de la rose) XV cnt. Robinet Testard http://romandelarose.org/#browse;Douce195

Minerva  1420 - 1450 - England  Historical and other miscellaneous texts. Walter Map, poems. Prologue to Ovid, Metamorphoses. Exact dating unknown (mid 15th century) (ATHENAIA - Arms & Armour Database)

Minerva 1420 - 1450 - England Historical and other miscellaneous texts. Prologue to Ovid, Metamorphoses.

Tinted drawing - Detailed record for Harley 621  Author	Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by Laurent de Premierfait Title	Du Cas des Nobles Hommes et Femmes Origin	France Date	3rd quarter of the 15th century Language	French

Tinted drawing - Detailed record for Harley 621 Author Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by Laurent de Premierfait Title Du Cas des Nobles Hommes et Femmes Origin France Date quarter of the century Language French

This 14th century woollen hood was found in Herjolfsnes, Greenland (image Danish national museum, Copenhagen)

century hood (probably of wool) from Greenland. In the collection of the Danish National Museum, Copenhagen.

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C fresco by Giovanni Canavesio at Our Lady of the Fountains (La Brigue)

combat with a woman in a beautiful anime harness, from 1480s Roman de la Rose MS. Douce 195 fol. 46r

combat with a woman in a beautiful anime harness, from Roman de la Rose MS.

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