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Medieval and Tudor Falconry or Hawking

Falconry was a popular sport among the upper classes in the medieval and Tudor periods, and was also quite a status symbol. Find out more about the sport in this week's Claire Chats talk.

Me doing some falconry at Bosworth Battlefield:

Henry VIII and falconry, Historic Royal Palaces

Medieval Birds of Prey – How did Knights hunt with birds of prey

The Art of Falconry: Roaming the Countryside with Trained Birds of Prey

Falconry, a brief introduction

How Falconry Shaped the English Language

Falconry at Medieval Times

Further Reading

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  1. M

    Oh, thank you for the wonderful resources! Fascinating discussion, thanks! Michelle t

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Medieval and Tudor Falconry or Hawking