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Games might be played after supper for entertainment.
 
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)
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*[[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)
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*[[Draughts]] - similar to modern checkers (Holmes 1952 p43)
*Tables - a kind of backgammon, played on a board with dice. (Holmes 1952, p43)
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*[[Tables]] - a kind of backgammon, played on a board with [[dice]]. (Holmes 1952, p43)
   
 
see also:
 
see also:

Revision as of 04:12, 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: Games