WOMAN SITEMAP THE
HOLIDAYS & FEAST DAYS
to update.. so sorry.. busy with life..
was an extremely popular pursuit amongst noble women who could
afford the cost and upkeep of birds and the staff to care for
them. Falconry was not a sport for the income-challenged.
image detail at right shows a woman with her bird of prey and
hawking glove. It comes from the Holkham Bible of 1325-1335.
Some hawking illustrations, like the German manuscript Manesse
Codex from 1300-1320, shown at left, also show women on horseback
riding while out hawking.
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