Learning Unit 4- Travelling back in time (Middle Ages 1066-1485 (Military…
Learning Unit 4- Travelling back in time
Middle Ages 1066-1485
Military activities over recreational, to ensure kingdom had supply of archers.
Archery was compulsory.
Landowner could be punished if he allowed ball games on their land.
Owner could be fined if they didn't teach servants to use a Bow and Arrow.
Gunpowder in archery became less.
Less archery gave the people more free time.
Real Tennis,Football (mob ball) and cricket.
A knight falling from his horse is a loser.
Wooden post planted in ground.
Knight would practice his sword against the target.
Use of the lance.
Hit the target that swings once you hit it, avoid being hit off the saddle.
Tudor and Stuart 1485-1718
Less sport, have to be fit for work.
Normal person banned from Real Tennis, Cards,Bowls and Skittles.
Football- no limit in people per side, goals 1 Mile apart. Throw and kick of ball was allowed.
Football was rough, many young men got hurt by it. These men were needed for the army.
Football was banned.
Book of sport- solong it doesnt interfere with church.
75% of brittan lived in the countryside.
Land had to be fenced, this made land owners poor.
People then had to move to towns to work in factories.
Less Money more working HR's
People going to cities less space for recreational use.
Dogs pin and hold on bulls nose for as long as possible.
People betted on duration of either animal.
Took place in open yard or market place.
Some place a iron ring was planted into the ground it was played so often.
Take place in a pub that was prepared for a cockpit.
Cocks matched by weight.
Beaks filled down and wings clipped.
Cocks that wouldnt fight their owners would push them to eachother.
Up to 32 Cocks in a pit at a time.