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Introduction to entertainment in the panels

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Tudor people enjoyed feasting and banquets. These celebrations often marked events such as Saints’ days, weddings and harvests. Attendees to the feast would be entertained by jesters and musicians. Blood sports were also very popular. Activities such as bear baiting were widespread and well attended.

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Eating and drinking