Subject History

History: Jousting

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  • Name: Jousting
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    "Jousting" is the examination of Jousting is a martial game or hastilude between two horsemen wielding lances with blunted tips, often as part of a tournament.

    Arne Koets, Anglo-Norman are some authorities of "Jousting".

    The primary aim was to replicate a clash of heavy cavalry, with each participant trying hard to strike the opponent while riding towards him at high speed, breaking the lance on the opponent's shield or jousting armour if possible, or unhorsing him. The joust became an iconic characteristic of the knight in Romantic medievalism are a few themes of "Jousting".

    During the high medieval era, the mêlée evolved into the joust and later, when guns began to be used for warfare, jousting became more of an entertainment for the king and his court. There were special rules and a scoring system. The event often included other kinds of spectacle and entertainment is some of the cause to investigate "Jousting".