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Revision as of 22:27, 3 December 2003

Games might be played after supper for entertainment.

  • Chess - generally played on a larger table sized board on trestles or the floor. The queen moved like a bishop. (Holmes 1952, 43)
  • Draughts - similar to modern checkers (Holmes 1952 p43)
  • Tables - a kind of backgammon, played on a board with dice. (Holmes 1952, p43)

See also

Offsite Links