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15th Century in Literature

Betascript Publishing (15.08.2010 )

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Master of Game is a medieval book on hunting written by Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York, between 1406 and 1413, of which 27 manuscripts survive. It is considered to be the first English book on hunting. It was reprinted in 1904 with a translation into modern English, an essay on Medieval hunting, and a foreword by then-American President and noted hunter Theodore Roosevelt.Written between 1406 and 1413 by Edward, second Duke of York, The Master of Game is mostly a translation of an earlier work by Gaston Phoebus entitled Livre de Chasse, and is considered to be the oldest English language book on hunting. Edward held the position of master of game during the reign of Henry IV and in a prologue dedicated the book to Henry, Prince of Wales, later to become Henry V, as a set of instructions on how to proceed with the hunt. Although The Master of Game is mostly based on the earlier work, Edward added an additional five chapters which dealt with English hunting, including comprehensive coverage of hunting for deer and hare in the English style
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Betascript Publishing
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Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow
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34,00 €
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The Master of Game, Mankind, Thomas Occleve, literature

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