Maurice Keen: Knightly Pursuits, 15 December 2005
Show More A Knight’s Own Book of Chivalry by Geoffroi deCharny, translated by Elspeth Kennedy.
Pennsylvania, 117 pp., £10, May 2005, 0 8122 1909 0Show More
The Master of Game: The Oldest English Book on Hunting by Edward, Duke of York.
Pennsylvania, 302 pp., £14.50, September 2005, 0 8122 1937 6Show More
“... These two paperbacks, of Geoffroi deCharny’s A Knight’s Own Book of Chivalry and Edward, Duke of York’s The Master of Game, make accessible two texts that are of exceptional interest for the light they shed on the ethos, style and tastes of the secular aristocracy of the later Middle Ages ...”