The Liebaarts and the Leliaarts (1302)
The Liebaarts : “The supporters of the count of
The Leliaarts : “This was the name of the supporters of the French king and French affairs in
Source : de Liebaart vereniging
… 704 years ago, take a step back when these knights are passing and watch them from a safe place.
For the amusement of the public, but 704 years ago …
In case you got curious :
Info over Vlaanderen anno 1302; van kleding, wapens en voeding over wapenschilden tot de volledige geschiedenis van de Guldensporenslag : de Liebaart vereniging
Well, there are two stories I can tell you about the jousting tournament in
1. It was a 30 € - disappointment for me because it was not what they had announced it would be. The market wasn’t turned into a big swamp with natural obstacles, but into a small sand arena. When the horses started riding, they already had to stop again. There were no medieval Ladies. That the actors were world class and did spectacular stunts in movies as ‘The gladiator’, yes I believe that, but their acts were very short and not fluently successive. It was like you saw very short fragments of a movie and then what the actors did in between as well, and this narrated together by a circus presenter instead of by a storyteller.
History was done wrong and a battle and his fighters - late 13th century, period of a French capture of
... and tell you a photo story of excitement, fights and heroes !!
“So please, ladies and gentlemen, enjoy the fight. And we need your support ! So, when the Flemings fight, what can I hear ?” YEAH, VLAANDEREN DE LEEUW (