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Eglinton tournament.

James Henry Nixon

Eglinton tournament.

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Published by Colnaghi in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tournaments.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichardson, John., Eglinton, A. W. M., earl of.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6, (36) p., 21 plates ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19913833M

    Books published by Unicorn Publishing Group and distributed by the University of Chicago Press.


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Dedication: "To the Right Honorable Archibald William Montgomerie, earl of Eglinton and Winton, baron Ardrossan, etc. etc. etc. this series of views, representin the tournament held at Eglington Castle, in the year ; from drawings made on the spot expressly for this work, by james Henry Nixon, with historical and descriptive notices, by the Reverend John Richardson, L.

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A very interesting book about the Eglinton Tournament. Bought for my daughter who is researching it with her re-enactment group. The pictures are useful to see how the costumes were put together and the text describes the whole s: 7. Equally unfortunate was Eglinton's decision to finally announce that the rumour was Eglinton tournament.

book and to thus embark on what one author has called "the greatest folly of the century. " It was an enormous undertaking--at Eglinton a tournament ground with stalls and galleries and what not had to be erected. The knights had to chosen, armour to be ordered. The Eglinton tournament: the quest for authenticity.

In AugustLord Eglinton held a mock-medieval tournament at his estate in North Ayrshire, Scotland. As part of our summer exhibition Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland we have a number of objects on display from the Eglinton tournament.

Step onto the battlefield and discover. Lord Eglinton dressed as the Lord of the Tournament, oil painting on wood by Edward Henry Corbould, Britain, aboutMuseum no.

P Wool waistcoat made from cloth sold to commemorate the Eglinton Tournament, Britain, about T Doulton introduced the first of their Eglinton Tournament series ware inregistered the design inincreased the range in and are believed to have finally withdrawn it in There are seven scenes in the series, which appears in different colourways on two shapes of jug, rack plate and bowl.

Eglintons tournament was partly a jibe at Whig parsimony and a reassertion of Tory claims to be the party of tradition. A further context was provided by the so-called Bedchamber crisis ofwhich had seen Sir Robert Peels refusal to form a Tory ministry in the face of the young Queens unwillingness to part with some of her.

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The Earl of Eglintons medieval-style tournament appeared in Eglinton tournament. book served as a model for a variety of literary and artistic works during the nineteenth century. Scholars have often identified the Eglinton Tournament as an example of VictorianEstimated Reading Time: 11 mins.

Paperback. Condition: new. Paperback. The Eglinton Tournament, held in Augustwas intended to be the most magnificent and glorious expression of the nineteenth-century revival of chivalry.

Archibald William Montgomerie, the 13th Earl of Eglinton, spared no expense in transforming his castle and grounds for the event. The Eglinton Tournament a parable for our times.

As the march of industrialisation progressed through the early 19 th century many minds turned wistfully back to the long ago halcyon days of chivalry and men in tights doing noble things in discreet cod pieces while women darned tapestries and looked wistfully out of windows.

Book, 'An account of the tournament at Eglinton, revised and corrected by several of the knights: with a biographical notice of the Eglinton family to which is prefixed a sketch of chivalry and of the most remarkable Scottish tournaments', by James Aikman, Edinburgh: H.

Paton, Carver and Gilder, Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Society for Creative Anachronism, Eglinton Tournament ofJousting, SCA fencing, Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, Adrian Empire, Kingdom of Calontir, SCA heavy combat, Kingdom of the Outlands, Kingdom of Lochac, Pennsic War, Company of the Wolf.

The Eglinton Tournament Watercolours. These 20 beautifully detailed watercolours by James Henry Nixon depict a historically important event. They combine to form a record of the Eglinton Tournament ofone of the most remarkable and influential manifestations of the Gothic Revival in 19th century Britain which was held at the estate of the Earl of Eglinton between Irvine and Kilwinning.

The Eglinton Tournament of was a reenactment of a medieval joust and revel held in North Ayrshire, Scotland between 28 and 30 August. It was funded and organized by Archibald, Earl of Eglinton, and took place at Eglinton Castle in Queen of Beauty was Georgiana, Duchess of distinguished visitors took part, including Prince Louis Napoleon, the future.

Eglinton Tournament,by James Henry Nixon. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. I had never heard of the Eglinton Tournament until I watched an episode of Scottish Televisions Peoples History Show which billed it as Scotlands most expensive and worst party.

Eglinton's guests dressed in the finest costumes, and the event captured the public imagination with nearlytickets issued. Of all the volumes published to commemorate the tournament, the most magnificent was a set of prints published by the fine art dealers, Colnaghi and Puckle, from original illustrations made on the spot by the.

The Eglinton Tournament represents the most ambitious project of Day Haghe's early years. In the summer ofinspired by the resurgence of interest in mediaeval pageantry, the 13th Earl of Eglinton staged a lavish tournament at his castle in Scotland.

The festivities surrounding this event drew great attention and several months later. The People's History Show - S03E09On this week's episode Fergus Sutherland tell us about The Eglinton Tournament - Scotland's most expensive and worst party.

A tournament whose like will probably never be seen again was held at Eglinton Castle, Ayrshire, on Aug. 28,and following days. The magnificent spectacle, which had been two years in. The Eglinton Tournament was held on a meadow or holm at a loop in the Lugton Water.

Most of the holm no longer exists, the excavations in this area having provided gravel and sand for the construction of the Kilwinning bypass and leaving behind an excavation pit which is now known as Eglinton. The Eglinton Tournament, Ayrshire, Mark Twain And His World, by Justin Kaplan, page Archibald William, thirteenth Earl, () gave an entertainment of enormous magnificence in the grounds of the castle, known as the Eglinton Tournament, representing in character the chivalry of past ages, in   The Knight and the Umbrella: An Account of the Eglinton Tournament by.

Ian Anstruther. Rating details 9 ratings 1 review. Describes the strange folly of a British nobleman's recreation of medieval ceremony and chivalry. Describes the strange folly of a British nobleman's recreation of medieval ceremony and chivalry5.

The Eglinton Tournament Bridge is a bridge located within Eglinton Country Park near Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, bridge crosses the Lugton Water a short distance northwest of Eglinton Castle (grid reference) and was named after the Eglinton Tournament of The castle and surrounding grounds were once home to the Montgomerie family, Earls of Eglinton and chiefs of the.

The Eglinton Tournament Medal. The front of the medal shows the date and depicts two knights on horseback to commemorate the medieval style tournament and feast held at Eglinton by Archibald Montgomery, 13th Earl of Eglinton, in The medal is probabaly made by William Wyon () in England.

Wyon is the name of a talented family. The Eglinton Tournament. The 13th Earl is known to history for one extraordinary gesture; the Eglinton Tournament of When Queen Victoria took the throne in the country was in dire economic straits; the government was in debt, and decided that the extravagance of George IV's coronation 18 years earlier simply could not be repeated.

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