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The Tournament, or The Days of Chivalry Revived

(The Eglinton Tournament)


Author(s):Richard Doyle
Illustrator(s):Richard Doyle
Publisher(s): J. Dickinson
Year Published: 1840
Type: Hardcover
Genre: British
Historical Fiction – Middle Ages
Picture Book
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 6
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 82094444


Disappointed in the modernized coronation ceremony for Queen Victoria, the Earl of Eglinton produced a medieval tournament on his estate in Scotland, which is here gently satirized by our artist. Read online at British Museum.

This book is the Main Edition.