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Sixteenth Century Lawn Bowling-Henry VIII set up an alley at White Hall Palace. However, he banned the game for those who were not wealthy or "well to do" because "Bowyers, Fletchers, Stringers and Arrowhead makers" were spending more time at recreational events such as bowls instead of practising their trade".

Woodcut of lawn bowling - century - Scanned from English Life in Tudor Times by Roger Hart, NT: Putnam, SBN 853401608 Author Unknown

GOLF. A Winter Scene with Two Gentlemen Playing Colf, Hendrick Avercamp, about 1615-20

"Colf" was a traditional Dutch game that combined golf and ice hockey. From our collection: "A Winter Scene with Two Gentlemen Playing Colf," Hendrick Avercamp, about

Detalle del mosaico de las jóvenes practicando deportes en la Villa del Casale de Piazza Armerina_Sicilia

Detalle del mosaico de las jóvenes practicando deportes en la Villa del Casale de Piazza Armerina_Sicilia

Playing club Kabyles in Queen Mary Psalter, Royal 2 B VII

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Playing These 10 Games At Parties Could Actually Kill You In Medieval Times - http://news-ninja.com/playing-these-10-games-at-parties-could-actually-kill-you-in-medieval-times/

We might be surprised to learn that there were lots of holidays in medieval times which left plenty of time for sports and games.

The Hand, Spreads, Balls, Sandwich Spread

. Игра в мяч руками через ленту

. Игра в мяч руками через ленту

Do you know who invented tennis? The answer will surprise you.

Punch 1863 croquet

Punch 1863 croquet

Gerard Ter Borch II 1634

Gerard Ter Borch II 1634

Futbol oyununun ilk şekli, bu gün oynadığımız futbola göre son derece garipti. Oyun bir köyün gençleri ile diğer bir köyün aynı sayıdaki delikanlıları arasında oynanırdı. Oyuncuların adeti, saha ve topun büyüklüğü sınırlanmamıştı.

The invention of Rugby took place at Rugby School between The modern game of rugby dates from the when it was adopted and modified by other English schools and universities. In 1871 the English Rugby Union was formed to standardize the rules.

Guy with the umbrella better be fast.... and tough (or is it an ancient boom mic)

Guy with the umbrella better be fast. and tough (or is it an ancient boom mic)

http://amuseum.cdstm.cn/AMuseum/olympics/vom_chuiwan/images/sf24.jpg

http://amuseum.cdstm.cn/AMuseum/olympics/vom_chuiwan/images/sf24.jpg

Drawing of Ball Players and Cheer Leaders

Drawing of Ball Players and Cheer Leaders