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Old French literature mentions the games [[chess]], and to a lesser extent [[tables]] as very typical knighly pursuits. Noble ladies also might play these games.
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Old [[French]] [[literature]] mentions the [[game]]s [[chess]], and to a lesser extent [[tables]] as very typical [[knight]]ly pursuits. Noble ladies also might play these games.
   
 
[[Guingamor]] is spending a day at home being indisposed. He seeks out a companion and:
 
[[Guingamor]] is spending a day at home being indisposed. He seeks out a companion and:
 
"After chatting a while, they went
 
"After chatting a while, they went
 
to a game table (tablier) to amuse themselves" where they play chess (l'eschequier)
 
to a game table (tablier) to amuse themselves" where they play chess (l'eschequier)
Later he approaches a castle where people have been "playing at backgammon or chess" ("As tables, as eschs jouant" line 518, trans weingartner)
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Later he approaches a [[castle]] where people have been "playing at backgammon or chess" ("As tables, as eschs jouant" line 518, trans weingartner)
   
 
==Game Boards==
 
==Game Boards==
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Game]]s
 
* [[Game]]s
* [[12 Century life]]
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* [[12th Century Life]]
   
 
=== Offsite Links ===
 
=== Offsite Links ===

Revision as of 23:44, 27 August 2005