Monday, March 02, 2020

"The Last Duel" - Leaked Images

Director Ridley Scott continues shooting his feature film adaptation of the 2004 book "The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France" by author Eric Jager, set in the 14th Century, starring Ben Affleck, Adam Driver and Matt Damon:

"...the new film tells the true story of the December 29, 1386 trial by combat between 'Norman' knight 'Jean de Carrouges' and the squire 'Jacques Le Gris'. 

"Carrouges had accused Le Gris of attacking his wife 'Marguerite de Carrouges', née de Thibouville, that previous January, and had gone to 'King Charles VI' seeking an appeal to the decision handed down by 'Count Pierre d'Alençon', whom Carrouges believed favored Le Gris. 

"Whichever combatant is still alive at the end of the duel would be declared the winner as a sign of God's will. If Jean de Carrouges lost the duel, Marguerite de Carrouges would be burned at the stake as punishment for her false accusation..."

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