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Edward III's Round Table at Windsor: The House of the Round Table and the Windsor Festival of 1344
NEW LOWER PRICE The image of King Arthur's Round Table is well-known, both as Thomas Malory's portrayal of a fellowship of knights dedicated to the highest ideals of chivalry, and as the great wooden table at Winchester castle. Now a dramatic archaeological find at Windsor castle sheds new light on the idea of a round table as a gathering: the 'House of the Round Table' wh ...more
Hardcover, 282 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Boydell Press
(first published May 31st 2007)
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Historical re-enactments have always been popular, especially in the late 20th century, from the Society for Creative Anachronism in America, through English Civil War society The Sealed Knot and Dark Age re-enactment group Britannia in more recent years, to the 500th anniversary of the last great tournament in Wales (which was celebrated at Carew Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in May 2007). Sir Rhys ap Thomas, a supporter of Henry Tudor, marked his admission to the Order of the Garter with wha ...more