Medieval Life and Leisure in the Devonshire Hunting Tapestries

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The four magnificent Devonshire Tapestries housed at the Victoria and Albert Museum are the only great 15th-century tapestries to survive the ravages of time. This book is a celebration of them and offers a unique insight into the world of the late Middle Ages in rich and fascinating detail. Hunting was a favourite pursuit of princes and noblemen in medieval and renaissance Europe. The elaborate rituals of the hunt were an integral part of court life, but not just as a sport - the meat and game provided were vital ...

Medieval Life and Leisure in the Devonshire Hunting Tapestries 2002, Victoria & Albert Museum

ISBN-13: 9780810966017

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Medieval Life and Leisure in the Devonshire Hunting Tapestries 2002, V & A Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781851773749

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