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Iovenes, last decade 13th century

Detail from an illumination of iovenes (= youth), depicting a boy sitting on a hummock surrounded by the playing equipment of his 'customary' games.

Li Ars d'amour, de vertu et de boneuté. Jehan le Bel, Flanders, last decade of the thirteenth century. Vellum manuscript, 35,5 x 24cm.

Koninklijke Bibliotheek Albert I (ms. 9543, folio 23 verso), Brussels, Belgium

 Golf though the ages by Michael Flannery, page 196. January 2004