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Pallemaille (malie), ca. 1450

Two men playing the single-club putting variant of pallemaille (malie). Using a wooden two-piece mail (also called the 'billart', 'massalotte' of 'grosse') and his own ball ('boule'), each player putts in turn to a tapered target-stake near the banks of the river Loire in France.

Illuminated masnuscript calendar page for the month of February from about 1450.

Bibliotheca Nacional (ms. vit. 25. 3, folio 2) Madrid, Spain

 Golf through the ages, the true story by Michael Flannery, pages xv and 109i. January 2004