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The Jousting at Sete

July 14th 2008
Jousting, as it is practised in Sete originates, so the records say, from ancient marine sport played by Mediterranean fisherman, and first reported in Egypt in some 2000 BC. It was recorded as being played in SETE in the C11th and the sport was given Royal Approval in 1664 when this current tournament commenced. It's a game that sort of makes a mockery of Rugby, which is, by comparison, ... read more
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