Tag Archive: Knight

Knights vs. Samurai: It’s the ultimate crossing of swords

Japan Armored Battle League

Every guy at some point in his life has likely fantasized about a hypothetical dream match — whether it be a bout between Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson or sumo-champ Hakuho clashing with the great Taiho. Those who daydream even more imaginatively would probably pit Batman against Godzilla. Jay Noyes, however, is about to take…

Knights battle at Rockingham Castle

Lego Knights | Medieval Archives

Here is a video from some of the jousting at Rockingham Castle on Sunday (June 9) when the Knights of Nottingham and the Oxford Household paid a visit. The knights performed a number of jousting and horsemanship displays while the Oxford Household set up a medieval living history village, to demonstrate many skills and trades…

‘A Knight’s Tale’ coming to a TV near you

A Knights Tale - Geoffrey Chauce

ABC has bought a project from Battlestar Galactica re-creator Ron Moore which readapts the 2001 film. Named for the story by Geoffrey Chaucer – which was about two cousins fighting for the love of a woman – A Knight’s Tale is a strange amalgam of a historical fantasy and a rock opera. Heath Ledger, in…

Medieval Olympics at Dover Castle

Dover Castle

On your marks, get set and go to Dover Castle for Medieval Olympics on special dates throughout July, when King Henry II and the bravest champions assemble to put on 12th century style games. Families are welcome to come and try their hands at skills which made a fighting man – or woman – of…

LEGO® announces Kingdoms Joust

LEGO® announced a new addition to their Kingdoms line. The LEGO® Kingdoms Joust features 1,575 pieces, 9 minifigures, knights and 6 detailed rooms. LEGO® suggests you buy two sets to make a spectacular jousting arena. The set will be available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning January 2012 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO® Stores or via phone….

Italian town prepares to joust

It is time for the butcher to polish up his battle-axe and the schoolmistress to stitch fresh silks on her noblewoman’s gown as the hired horseman hones his lance and primes his mount for combat. Jousting season in Sulmona, and the people of this ancient town, nestled in Italy’s central mountains, are making fevered preparations…

Teenager suspended from school for arriving dressed as a knight… and riding a HORSE

A teenager was suspended from his Massachusetts school after he arrived on campus on horseback while dressed as a medieval knight.. Teachers failed to see the funny side when Dan Depaolis, 17, arrived for lessons at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School last Thursday on his family’s steed Pierre. According to the boy’s father, the school’s Vice…