German knight in armor. De arte athletica by Paul Hector Mair.

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“The Knightly Arts”. 

German knight in armor in 1540s.

 Medieval tournament. German knight jousting. 16th century.

Source: “The Knightly Arts”. De arte athletica by Paul Hector Mair. Augsburg mid-16th century. Paul Hector Mair, also Paulus, (1517-1579) was a clerk in the service of the city of Augsburg, from 1541 also city treasurer and from 1548 also provision master.

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Faun, Illustration, William Heath Robinson,
Illustration by William Heath Robinson

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