The Last Duel

The dramatic true story of the knight, the squire, and the lady unfolds during the tumultuous fourteenth century, a time of war, plague, and anarchy, as well as of honour, chivalry, and courtly love.

The Last Duel

The Last Duel

"The gripping, atmospheric true story of the duel to end all duels in medieval France- a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight s beautiful young wife. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive crowd gathered at a Paris monastery to watch the two men fight a duel to the death - a trial by combat meant to prove which man s cause was right in God s sight. The dramatic true story of the knight, the squire, and the lady unfolds during the tumultuous fourteenth century, a time of war, plague, and anarchy, as well as of honour, chivalry, and courtly love. The notorious quarrel appears in many histories of France, but no writer has recounted it in full, until now. "

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The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Eric Jager
Categories: Dueling
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Random House

"The gripping, atmospheric true story of the duel to end all duels in medieval France- a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight s beautiful young wife. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive crowd gathered at a Paris monastery to
The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Eric Jager
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-25 - Publisher: Random House

Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive crowd gathered at a Paris monastery to watch two men fight a duel to the death. A trial by combat to prove
The Last Duel
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: James Landale
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Canongate Us

A descendant of one of the combatants looks back on one of Europe's last recorded fatal duels, during which David Landale, a Scottish merchant, shot his banker to death, reconstructing the deadly confrontation within the context of the social, cultural, economic, and political circumstances of the time.
The Last Duel (Movie Tie-In)
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Eric Jager
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-17 - Publisher: Crown

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE - "A taut page-turner with all the hallmarks of a good historical thriller."--Orlando Sentinel The gripping true story of the duel to end all duels in medieval France as a resolute knight defends his wife's honor against the man she accuses of a
America's Lost Plays, Vol. VI: The Last Duel in Spain and Other Plays
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: John Howard Payne
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-09 - Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

This series collects the complete scripts of 100 selected, previously unpublished plays by 19th-century American playwrights. Volume 6 features John Howard Payne, with his plays "The Last Duel in Spain," "Woman's Revenge," "The Italian Bride," "Romulus, the Shepherd King," and "The Black Man."

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