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Maurice Keen: Knightly Pursuits, 15 December 2005

A Knight’s Own Book of Chivalry 
by Geoffroi de Charny, translated by Elspeth Kennedy.
Pennsylvania, 117 pp., £10, May 2005, 0 8122 1909 0
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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 6
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... of the impact on the knightly mind of chivalrous romance and in particular the Arthurian romances. Elspeth Kennedy, in the notes to her translation, skilfully identifies the passages where this shows most patently. It comes out especially strikingly when Charny turns to the subject of gender relations, and to the significance in chivalry of ‘courtly ...

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