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Thirty Breton Knights Called Out Thirty English Knights and Things Got Heated

An arranged chivalric brawl to determine who got to rule a duchy

In 1351CE, Jean de Beaumanoir, then the marshal for the Duchy of Brittany, came up with an idea. This was the middle of the Breton War of Succession, a conflict that raged for a quarter century to determine who would rule…

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