Henrys_Hobbies

Henrys_Hobbies - to attack the bear HUNTING • Hunting was...

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Henry’s Hobbies
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Real Tennis Real Tennis is the  original game upon  which today’s tennis  game is based.  Henry VIII played the  sport at Hampton Court  Palace.  Anne Boleyn was arrested  whilst watching a game of  real tennis at Hampton Court. 
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Jousting Jousting is a game that  takes place between  two mounted knights. The knights use a variety  of weapons including:  axes, lances, daggers  and swords.  The aim of the sport was to  de-horse the opponent.  
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BEAR BAITING Bear Baiting was very popular in  Tudor England. Arenas were called Bear  Gardens. A bear would be chained  to a post. A number of dogs  would then be placed  in the pit 
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Unformatted text preview: to attack the bear. HUNTING • Hunting was very common • in Tudor England. • The hunt allowed • the rich nobles to show • off their fine horses, • hawks, clothing, and weapons. • The animals that were • hunted the most were stags. • Ordinary men had to hunt • smaller animals like rabbits. FEASTING • The meals of Henry VIII were some • of the most fantastic ever created. He enjoyed extravagant dishes some as exotic as dolphin meat! He also enjoyed fancy pudding moulded from sugar. He even enjoyed alcoholic drinks containing pure gold! The Tudors had fine table manners....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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