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 international trick rider, jouster, and TV horseman, Mike Collin as he gives you a rare glimpse into the world of competitive, full plate jousting.
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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