In June 1520 King Henry VIII took part in a joust as part of the Field of Cloth of Gold, a political summit and tournament. The Royal Armouries has invited modern jousters to Leeds to mark the 500th anniversary.
Meet Luc Pétillot who talks about what jousting means to him.
This video is in French but English subtitles are available.
We will post an introduction to all of the jousters over the next few weeks:
Meet all the jousters in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5nfBJWux0WoVli4tpHyVyKv9t-Wpd3x7
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