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MEDIEVAL ENTERTAINMENT AT GOODRICH CASTLE 2003 - PAGE TWO
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Continued from page one, this page shows various tournaments taking place, with the knights using a whole range of weapons and tactics. This developed into a melee which was only brought to an end by the cry, 'The pubs are now open!'

The brave knights certainly deserved their beer as the armour adds at least a stone to their weight and the fighting is not choreographed - the bruises are real!

Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Guy, of Saxony introduces Little Jason of London, 'Come and 'av a go!'. Barak, in the red battles it out with Craig of Cullen, in green.
Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Alan of Wessex defeats Little Jason of London. Rhys of Newport in white duels with Matthew Le Beaux of France.
Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Bartholomew Bergesh about to deliver a fatal blow to Roberto Fortez. Hugh of Kilgerran in red battling it out with John Du Lac, in blue.
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Guy of Saxony and Craig of Cullen at war with some formidable weaponry. A final melee - Last man standing gets the drinks in!
Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Battle drawing to a close and it looks like the drinks may be bought by an Italian. The knights and their ladies take a bow.

If you would like to see a ghostly photograph taken during the knighting ceremony of Sir Richard, please click here.

Or why not visit Harlech Medieval Society's own, 'Knights of Old' web site.

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