Tournament Fun

Tournament Fun

Have some fun with tournaments. Try your hand at jousting, you just might be good enough to take on Henry VIII himself.

You could also help Henry get dressed for a foot combat. Can you put his armour on in the correct order?

Learn about heraldry, what some of it means and why it was important. You can test your knowledge of tournaments in our quiz.

Did you know?

Supersonic Tudors

During the reign of King Henry VIII, if not earlier, guns were capable of firing cannonballs faster than the speed of sound – the first supersonic weapons!