Chivalry is alive in this blog. I saw the Drunken Dark Age coming, and I created a Preserve.
They were all there, the Rougemont Templars, Troubadours, and Crusaders. Hughes 111 of Burgundy is kindred to Marie de Champagne who commissioned Chretien de Troyes to author his Grail Legends that were surely inspired by the tournaments at Rougemont Castle.
After Easter of the year of the Lord 1172, the same count came to
>make a tournament in Burgundy between Montbard [ Coast-in Or ]
and Rougemont, with approximately hundred knights with his costs. The
count of Nevers, which had the castle of Rougemont in its field, had
prohibited to make the tournament with all those which would come
and it refused to lodge the count in his castle of Rougemont. But the
count de Hainaut, in spite of this prohibition was made lodge
with the castle. The following day, as the count de Hainaut was on his
side accompanied by five knights of his ground and than…
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