“You don’t want to kebab your opponent”
Follow historian, jouster and expert lance maker Mark Griffin from Griffin Historical into the woods as he teaches you how to make a lance worthy of the Field of Cloth of Gold.
The Field of Cloth of Gold was a diplomatic summit between the Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France between the 7th – 24th June 1520. The summit was an extravagant display of royal magnificence which was expected to consolidate the peace between England and France after decades of warfare.
The event was a grand tournament involving jousting, tourneys and foot combat. Immortalised in works of art and eye-witness accounts The Field of Cloth of Gold was one of the most opulent diplomatic and sporting events ever staged.
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