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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Herald Fouth Section Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, April 11, 1973 Pages 45 -58 As in days of old The Canadian Jousting Association has a court of ap- Red- The association holds weekend jousting tournaments proxirnately 50 knights, squires, ladies, wenches, pages at a 17-acre farm m Vancouver suburb of Surrey. and lackeys and all are authentically costumed and equip- Tfie joust society VANCOUVER Knights of the Round Table are alive and jousting at their own pri- vate Camfilot in suburban Sur- rey municipality. Actually, the knights are members of the Canadian Jous- ting Association, which is the creation of Terry Davis, a tough-as-nails Irishman with a fondness for damsels, dragons and those fabled days of yore. Mr. Davis fights under the name of'Sir Terence Bunratty during the association's end jousting tournaments, stag- ed at a 17-acre farm in Surrey. He is the association's Grand Knight Marshal. The association has a "court" of approximately 50 knights, squires, ladies, wenches, pages and lackeys, and all of them authentically costumed and "We don't want any Mickey Just jousting Mouse costumes or we want the real quoth Sir Terence, who noted that the well-dressed knight replete with chain mail, steed and wooden lance runs a mean And the fights are for to a point. Various knights are unhorsed by the point of a lance, there are sword battles and the titled gentelemen are frequently bruised and bashed. But no one ever gets lolled, which! helps, because there just aren't that many chain- fflsfil-equipped knights around to fill any vacancies at the round table. Sir Terence says he has been a medieval freak ever since he went overseas in 1939 for Sec- ond World War service. Nowa- days he owns an entertainment production company that spe- Stephen the Mad (left) and Sir Terence of Bunratty cializes in "medieval shows, cross swords during battle at jousting tournament. They Hawaiian shows, western are members of the Canadian Jousting Association in shows, you name it Vancouver suburb of Surrey. Broadsword battle Fights for real Stephen the Mad rides down Sir Alan of Locksley a "Medieval Tournament of Sports" to be held June 1-3 I during jousting tournament in Vancouver suburb of Sur- with proceeds to the B.C. Federation of Sports. rey. The knights have been hard at work training for" Sir Guy of Hazelmere and Sir Alan of Locksley pass Association which has approximately 50 members In- during jousting .tournament in Vancouver suburb of Sur- eluding squires, wenches, pages and lackeys, and all rey. The knights are members of the Canadian Jousting authentically costumed and equipped What do you want in your newhome? Large bedrooms with ample closets? Check the master bedroom here. Over 130 square feet! And a wall of closets. Note also that the bedrooms are separate from the rest of the house for privacy. A large workable kitchen? Lots of elbow room here with a 9' x 14' space but not too large to tire you out. Handy broom closet that could be a pantry. A bright sminv living room? o The large picture window here allows lots of sunlight in and gives you a good view of your front yard. Wouldn't a big fire- place look just grand on the right wall? Then this is votir home! r r Kitc.hen Olninf. S'-OxH'-B "The Dulferm a well-appointed three bedroom home with a living area of 12S3 square feet. The o.lta v.nshioom and closet near Ihe rear entry hardy for keeping mud from the rest of Ibe house. The main floor utility room is a step saving blessing. As in every Beaver manufactured home, comfort and con- venience are built in. The falls arc hard Sir Guy of Hazelmere flips off horse offer be- ing lanced by Sir Alan of lodcsley during weekend joust- ing tournament ot Surrey, a Vancouver suburb. knights are frequently bashed and braised but no one ever gets kiMed, which helps, because there just aren't that many choin-mail-equipped knights around to fill ony vacancies. JACK BORDEN Want More Information? Talk To JACK BORDEN and AL NELSON the men wtio oil 0nd figum you will need to know when buying a toover tn today. Malta tfiit yowr tvmmtr to into a 3rd Ave. and 17th St. S. Phone 328-4464 AL NOSON ;